Welcome to the History of Britain! The home nations share a varied and shared history unlike anywhere else, so we thought it only right to create a section dedicated to our mutual heritage.
Since the Act of Union in 1707, the Kingdom of Great Britain has fought in over 120 wars across a total of 170 countries…
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‘Retreat to Victory’. The evacuation of more than 300,000 Allied soldiers from the beaches of Dunkirk, between May 26th and June 4th 1940…
Famous people born throughout history in May
World War One was the first war in which air power made a significant impact. The Royal Flying Corps became the eyes of the British Army…
Opium, laudanum and other narcotic drugs played an important part in Victorian life.
Famous people born throughout history in March
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From Julius Caesar’s first landing on the shoreline of England in 55BC to the famous ‘Look to their own defences’ letter of AD410, the Romans played an important part in British history for over 400 years.
The War of 1812 between the British and the Americans is perhaps best known for the burning of Washington DC and the White House, and is best remembered by the Canadians
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