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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.

Spanish Armada

History of England

The Spanish Armada

A great Spanish fleet set sail from Spain in July 1588, with the mission of overthrowing the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I and restoring Catholic rule over England....

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Darien Scheme

History of Scotland

The Darien Scheme

On July 12th 1698 a small fleet of ships set sail from Scotland heading for the Isthmus of Darien in Panama.... 

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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 July

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!



Civil War Battle - Kelmarsh HUKDestinations UK

Battle of Marston Moor

In July 1644 during the English Civil War, the Battle of Marston Moor would turn the tide in Oliver Cromwell's favour....

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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:

August 2014:  Alfred Lord Tennyson, Rule Britannia!, Greenwich Meridian, Lawrence of Arabia, The Battle of Bosworth Field...

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