History UK - What's New This Month?

Every month we present new feature articles relating to the history of this green and pleasant land. If you have any suggestions for upcoming articles please feel free to contact us.

Magna Carta

History of England

Magna Carta

2015 is the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta ('The Great Charter'), an agreement between King John and his barons, sealed on June 15th 1215 at Runnymede on the River Thames...

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History of Scotland

Battle of Bannockburn

A significant victory for Robert the Bruce against the English forces led by King Edward II.... 

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Swagman WKPD


History of Wales

Joseph Jenkins

'Waltzing Matilda' is Australia’s best known folk song and tells the story of a swagman. Yet possibly the most famous swagman of them all was a Welshman, Joseph Jenkins...

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D Day  

History of Britain


On 6th June 1944 the invasion of Normandy began. Over one million Allied troops landed on the beaches of northern France to liberate Western Europe from German occupation....


An old clock face

Historic July

On This Day In...

Born Today In...

Our definitive guide on the births, death, and major events that happened on all 365 days of the year. We also post our favourite #onthisday on our Twitter feed, so don't forget to follow us!

Easter folklore

Culture UK

Folklore Year - July

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Destinations UK


Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire, birthplace of Shakespeare and home to the RSC Theatre...

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Coming Soon...

With new articles being uploaded every month, be sure to bookmark us and check back regularly!  Below is a list of our forward features for the next month:

August 2015:  Battle of Marston Moor, Wimbledon, Spanish Armada, Mary Queen of Scots, Queen Victoria...

You can find our full list of forward features for 2015 by clicking on this link.