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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.

Great Fire of London

History of England

Great Fire of London

The Great Fire of London started on the night of September 2, 1666, as just a small fire on Pudding Lane...

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Battle of Flodden

History of Scotland

Battle of Flodden

In September 1513, one of the bloodiest battles in British history took place between English and Scottish forces... 

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Owen GlendowerHistory of Wales

Owen Glendower

Owen Glendower (Owain Glyndwr), Prince of Wales and medieval Welsh nationalist leader, organised a rebellion against the English king, Henry IV...

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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 September

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!



Burlington ArcadeDestinations UK

Burlington Arcade

In the heart of Mayfair in London, you will find Burlington Arcade and the Burlington Beadles, the oldest and smallest police force in the world.......

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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:

October 2014:  Halloween, the Pendle Witches, Halloween in Scotland, St Andrew, Jack the Ripper, Thankful Villages...

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