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Who are the British? Do they really drink tea, eat roast beef and Yorkshire pudding and never leave home without an umbrella? Find out more about true Brits; past and present, myth and legend, fact and fiction.

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  • St Swithun's Day

    St Swithun's Day

    If it rains on St Swithun's Day (15th July) it will rain for 40 days - but who was St Swithun?

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  • The 1960s The Decade that Shook Britain

    The 1960s The Decade that Shook Britain

    If the Fifties were in black and white, then the Sixties were in Technicolor. For many, the ‘Swinging Sixties’ remain the defining decade for Britain...

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  • The History of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships

    The History of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships

    The Championships, Wimbledon, or just Wimbledon as it is more commonly referred to, is the oldest tennis tournament in the world and arguably the most famous.

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  • Surnames

    Surnames

    Have you ever wondered where your surname comes from? Or how surnames evolved? In England surnames weren't widely used until the Middle Ages...

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  • The Luttrell Psalter

    The Luttrell Psalter

    The 14th century Luttrell Psalter is unique in that it is richly illustrated with scenes of everyday life in medieval England...

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  • Lord Byron

    Lord Byron

    'Mad, bad and dangerous to know'. That is how Lady Caroline Lamb described her lover, George Gordon Noel, sixth Baron Byron and one of the greatest Romantic poets in English literature...

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