Why we have Crusaders to thank for this Christmas treat
From medieval 'office' parties to Druidic tree decorating, discover the origins of our favourite festive frolics
Top 50 Kings and Queens, the Profumo Affair, Tutankhamun's Tomb, Che Guevara's Motorcycle Diaries, a Dickensian Christmas and much more!
Inside the military debacle that the UK hoped to brush under the carpet
From 6 December, the British comedian's iconic headgear will be on display in the V&A Museum
How the President's loyal pet met the same fate as his master
The story behind the pirate radio station's name
From beards to urine, the rulers and governments of yore have enforced some pretty strange levies...
The Napoleon myth busted
The medical origins of the Great British Insult
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