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

The importance of Magna Carta and the signing by King John in 1215...

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William Wallace and Robert the Bruce  

History of Scotland

The Battle of Bannockburn

Since the English King Edward I had all but destroyed the Scottish army in 1298, the Scots, now under the leadership of Robert the Bruce, had largely avoided major set piece battles.....

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History of Wales

Princess Nest

Princess Nest, nicknamed ‘Helen of Wales', was renowned for her beauty; like Helen of Troy, her good looks led to her abduction and civil war......

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History of Britain

The Queen's Coronation 1963

The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II took place on 2nd June 1953...

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An old clock face

Historic June

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!

Well Dressing

Culture UK

Folklore Year - June

Well Dressing...The tradition of well dressing with flowers...

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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:

July 2016:  Eistedfodd, the Spanish Armada, Lady Jane Grey, St Swithun's Day, Battle of Marston Moor, The Ratcliffe Fire of 1794...

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