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Historic self catering cottages across the UK
A directory of the most historic hotels in Britain
The inhospitable terrain, the unforgiving and unpredictable weather, fractured tribal politics, turbulent relations with the local population and armed civilians: these are just some of the issues that led to Britain’s downfall in Afghanistan. This refers not to the most recent war in Afghanistan but Britain’s humiliation in Kabul almost 200 years ago…
William Laud was a significant religious and political advisor during the personal rule of King Charles I . He was considered one of the key instigators of the conflict between the monarchy and Parliament, which ultimately paved the way for the English Civil War…
The legend of Saint Ursula and 11,000 British virgins, all cruelly murdered in Cologne, Germany, by the Huns. But how much of this story is true, and were there really as many as 11,000 virgins?
The Wallace Collection is now an impressive public museum housing a world famous art collection. Located in Manchester Square not far from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Street, this grand building is as impressive as the art it contains….
From Julius Caesar’s first landing on the shoreline of England in 55BC to the famous ‘Look to their own defences’ letter of AD410, the Romans played an important part in British history for over 400 years.