Topic: British History

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The day Buckingham Palace was bombed during WWII

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A timeline of the abolition of the British slave trade

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The real story and places behind Alice in Wonderland

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What you need to know about Francis Walsingham, Elizabethan spymaster

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Five facts about Prince Albert

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The reign of Charles II and the Restoration

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What was life like in Britain in 1607?

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Julius Caesar in Britain

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The history of St. Botolph's & John Cotton

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William Penn and the Quaker migration to Pennsylvania

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Amy Johnson: The incredible life of a pioneer aviator

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The story behind Princess Margaret's wedding tiara

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Wren’s churches - England's greatest architect at work

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Scotland's mysterious Rosslyn Chapel

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The amazing London of Samuel Pepys

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The Puritan migration - Albion's seed sets sail

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Sites of Roman Britain - villas, towns and forts

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The gilded cages of Mary Queen of Scots

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Queen Elizabeth reveals where her father hid The Crown Jewels during WWII

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The Great Fire of London over 350 years later

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Visit living British history at open-air museums

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The best cathedrals in England

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Our special relationship - the UK and the USA

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Queen Emma of Normandy found buried In Winchester Castle

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Did Henry VIII's grandmother Elizabeth Woodville die of plague

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Everything you need to know about Margaret Thatcher

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King Edward II and Piers Gaveston, the real story of the King and his husband

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The effect the Battle of Hastings had on British history

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The reign of Queen Elizabeth II

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All the white horses - the history of Britain's chalk hillsides

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Just how "black" was the Indian prison, Black Hole of Calcutta?

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The COVID-19 pandemic isn't the first the British Royal family have weathered

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Birthplace of Jane Grey, England's Nine-Day Queen discovered

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Is this Queen Elizabeth's finest speech?

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The personal life of Admiral Horatio Nelson

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Visiting Cambridge - a history lovers heaven

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The history of St. James's - the mall and park

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Viscount Coke: Opening the doors at Holkham Hall

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Bath's sacred spring

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Owain Glyndwr's legendary fight for Wales

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Everything you need to know about Robert Falcon Scott on his birthday

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Weapons the Normans used in The Battle of Hastings

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A history of the British cotton industry

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Ten of the best Royal residences in Britain

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Remembering King George III's on his birthday

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God bless the Prince of Wales

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For the anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation some interesting lesser-known facts

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Celebrating Britain's most famous composer Edward Elgar at his Birthplace Museum

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Philip Sidney, 2nd Viscount De L’Isle, on the challenges of running Penshurst Place estate

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John Logie Baird - the forgotten pioneer of television

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The Venerable Bede - England's first great historian

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Sir Edmund Halley, a British scientific giant

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A British hero Alfred the Great King of Wessex

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Industrial heritage sites - the engine houses of the modern world

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A bloody field by Shrewsbury and an end to Sir Henry Percy's life

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The military art of the Normans

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The "Old Masters" mosaics of Roman Britain

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1,000-year-old British mill back in action amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Missing piece of Stonehenge returned after 60 years

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The Westerham Triumvirate - Sir Winston Churchill, General James Wolfe and William Pitt the Younger

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A history of Eleanor of Aquitaine

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In the footsteps of Bonnie Prince Charlie

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What is it that makes Stonehenge's stone circles so magical

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Haltwhistle is still literally the center of Britain

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Weaving life at Quarry Bank Mill

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The incredible life of Sir Thomas Becket and his gruesome murder

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Historic battlefields across Britain

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Have you seen this footage of The Crown Jewels?

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Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar

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England’s most medieval city has a small town feel

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Country manors in Britain that are well worth a visit

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Lindum Colonia - ecclesiastical powerhouse and Norman fortress

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Step into spring with British Heritage Travel’s latest edition

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POLL: Winston Churchill - Hero or Villain?

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The utopian cotton-spinning factory of New Lanark