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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's Day

The history and legend of St George, the patron saint of England whose day is celebrated on April 23rd.......

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Duncan and Macbeth

History of Scotland

Duncan and Macbeth

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

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Welsh Red DragonHistory of Wales

The Red Dragon of Wales

The ancient battle standard of the Welsh is The Red Dragon (Y Ddraig Goch) and consists of a red dragon passant on a green and white background...

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10 Downing Street

History of Britain

The History of 10 Downing Street

With the General Election looming and a possible new incumbent at Number 10, we look at the history of the official residence of the Prime Minister of Britain...

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An old clock faceHistoric 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!



Stratford-upon-AvonDestinations 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:

June 2015:  Well Dressing, Magna Carta, Bannockburn, Death at the Derby...

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