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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.

The Great Flood and Famine of 1314

History of England

The Great Flood and Famine of 1314

The British Isles experienced extremely wet and stormy weather during the winter and spring of 2104. However this was not the first time that the countryside had been devastated by flooding......

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Thistle, emblem of Scotland

History of Scotland

The Thistle

Common in the highlands, islands and lowlands of Scotland, the prickly purple thistle has been Scotland's national emblem for centuries. The thistle, which grows to a height of five feet, has no natural enemies because of the vicious spines that cover it..... 

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St David LIN HistoryUKHistory of Wales

St David's Day

1st March is St David's Day. St David is the patron saint of Wales...

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Queen Anne WKPD

History of Britain

Queen Anne

Queen Anne (1665 - 1714), first monarch of the UK and Great Britain...

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An old clock faceHistoric March

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!



Destinations UK

Moel Arthur, North Wales

Constructed over 2,500 years ago, Moel Arthur is one of a series of Iron Age hill forts on the summits of the hills of the beautiful Clwydian Range in North Wales........

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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:

April 2015:  Easter, St George's Day, Stratford-upon-Avon, Duncan and Macbeth...

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