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.

Tudor Rose

History of England

Tudor Sport

The Tudors were sporting fanatics, from football matches involving hundreds of people, to the more sedate game of bowls. But what were the most popular sports in the sixteenth century?

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Duncan and MacBeth  

History of Scotland

Duncan and Macbeth

The history of Duncan and MacBeth, Scottish kings immortalised by Shakespeare in the Scottish play "Macbeth"...

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English Civil War


History of Wales

The Battle of St Fagans

The Battle of St Fagan’s on 8th May 1648, during the Second English Civil War, was the largest battle ever to take place in Wales......

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Union Flag  

History of Britain

Empire Day

Empire Day, 24th May,  when celebrations were held all over the British Empire...

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An old clock face

Historic May

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!

Morris Dancing

Culture UK

Folklore Year - May

May Day Celebrations...Discover the history behind May Day traditions...

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Destinations UK

Execution Sites of London

Discover some of the most historic execution sites in London using our interactive map.....

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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:

June 2016:  Magna Carta, Well Dressing, Death at the Derby, Bannockburn...

You can find our full list of forward features for 2016 by clicking on this link.