The incredible tale of Captain James Cook's voyages, the murders that put an end to the rule of the Romanovs, the story of the warrior queen who defied Rome and so much more!
Daily Sketch front page from the day the World Cup trophy was stolen.
With the Jules Rimet trophy missing, police stumped and all eyes from the world of football on England, it fell to man’s best friend to save the day
The three lions crest has appeared on every England football shirt
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Obvious answer aside, the three lions became a symbol of England thanks to 12th-century warmonger who is popularly held to have been unable to speak a word of English himself. He also happened to be one of our kings.
The fight for the standard at the Battle of Pinkie Cleugh on 10 September 1547,
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Fought on Scottish soil, the last battle between these old enemies was not for territory, but to create an alliance
The five-man drafting committee present the Declaration of Independence to the C
The ground-breaking document that laid the foundations for the modern-day United States promised freedom from the yoke of English tyranny, but not equal rights for all
Cockerel waether vane on the spire of St Thomas's Church in Melbury Abbas, Dorse
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At the Last Supper, Jesus made a prediction that would have a profound influence on church architecture
Scholar Leonardo Bruni believed he lived in a golden age, which we know as the R
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Men and women of the Norman and Tudor worlds certainly would not have known what it meant.
The story of the Middle Ages, from the Norman Conquest to Richard III
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Britain likes to lay claim to inventing football, but it turns out that humans  enjoyed kicking balls about before Britain even existed
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