The History of England,
March 29th 2015
Most people have heard of the Danish king of England Canute who tried to command the waves. However it was his father Sweyn (Svein) who was the first Viking king of England...
William Hogarth and 18th century life
March 19th 2015
18th century Georgian Britain was a nation openly and often shockingly rude, especially to 21st century eyes. A gifted commentator on his times, William Hogarth’s brilliant satirical and sometimes brutal works transport us back to that time...