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.
View our list of historic events that occurred in March.
View our list of historic events that occurred in December.
Poor Fred! English history records several members of its Royal family dying in peculiar circumstances. But the strangest death must be that of Frederick, Prince of Wales who died after being hit with a cricket-ball…
The following historic events happened in November…
Perhaps you have seen the Oscar winning film, now you can view the original transcript of the King’s Speech, which was sent to Scotland Yard in 1939, announcing that Britain was going to war…
In 1756 over 140 British subjects were imprisoned in a cell measuring only 5.4m by 4.2m in Calcutta, India. Only 23 came out alive…
Famous people born throughout history in April.
Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, perhaps Britain’s greatest military hero was in his mother’s eyes, a disaster! She declared, ” I vow to God I don’t know what I shall do with my awkward son Arthur”. How wrong can a mother be!
View our list of historic events that occurred in April.
The Great War saw an estimated 10 million lives lost, with more than twice of that number wounded. Follow the harrowing history of the conflict with our WW1 chronology.
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