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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.

Jack sheppard

History of England

Amazing Escapes of Jack Sheppard

Jack Sheppard, notorious thief and robber, made four daring and famous escapes from prison before being hanged at Tyburn....

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Honours of Scotland

History of Scotland

Sir Walter Scott

Born on 15th August 1771 in Edinburgh, Sir Walter Scott is a famous author, playwright, historical novelist and poet. He also found the Honours of Scotland, hidden since 1707.... 

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EisteddfodHistory of Wales


Unique in Europe, this event is the largest celebration of Welsh culture, music and poetry...

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The SommeHistory of Britain

World War One Centenary

2014 marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War One. We have put together a series of new articles giving an insight into various aspects of the Great War....

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An old clock faceHistoric August

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!



Battle of BosworthDestinations UK

Battle of Bosworth Field

In August 1485, one of the most important battles in English and Welsh history took -place....

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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:

September 2014:  Battle of Flodden, Great Fire of London, Owen Glendower, Michaelmas...

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