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
  The ultimate guide to the evolution of castles from the Normans through to the Tudors, the beginnings of today's feminism movement, the football war and much more!
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If you'd just taken the throne by force, how much love would feel for your rival's heirs?
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  There are more than 40 in use across the British Isles. Blame travel, but also not travelling
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  Where do we get this unusual word from for such an everyday item?
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