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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.

St George

History of England

St George

The history and legend of St George, patron saint of England....

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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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Discovery of America by Prince MadogHistory of Wales

The Discovery of America...

...by a Welsh Prince? The discovery of the Americas by Prince Madog who landed in Alabama in 1170...

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ShakespeareHistory of Britain

William Shakespeare

The life and times of William Shakespeare, poet and playwright, Bard of Stratford-Upon-Avon....

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An old clock faceHistoric April

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!



Stratford-upon-AvonDestinations UK


Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, birthplace of William 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:

May 2014:  Queen Caroline, Empire Day, May Day, Act of Union, King James' Bible, Manchester Ship Canal, Wars of the Roses...

You can find our full list of forward features for 2014 by clicking on this link.