The History of Britain,
May 24th 2016
The words "Empire Day" summon up an image of a motherly Queen Victoria presiding over an Empire which spanned almost a quarter of the entire globe. However it was not until after the death of Queen Victoria that Empire Day was first celebrated...
Torture in the Tower of London
The History of England,
May 23rd 2016
It is well known that the Tower of London has been a place of imprisonment, torture and execution over the centuries...
May 16th 2016
Most people have heard of Hadrian's Wall, Offa's Dyke and the Antonine Wall, but the lesser known Wansdyke in the West Country is perhaps the most mysterious of them all!