Arthur Balfour went on to be Prime Minister in 1902
Used to describe something that can be resolved easily or without much effort, ‘Bob’s your uncle’ usually comes after a set of instructions
In the few portraits of Anne Boleyn that exist, there is no indication of an ext
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Is there any truth to the oft-repeated rumour that Henry VIII’s second wife and Elizabeth I’s mother, Anne Boleyn, had an extra digit on her right hand?
In the small Italian town of Rimini, Italy, is a column marking Caesar's crossin
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The Rubicon is a small river in northern Italy, so why is crossing it considered such a significant thing to do?
Hitchcock's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame | © Fabio Formaggio | Dreamstime.
A genius of horror and thriller cinema, Alfred Hitchcock is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. He is revered as a movie mastermind for classic films such as The Birds, Psycho and Vertigo, but here are ten facts you may not know about the master of suspense…
Holy Trinity Church - the resting place of William Shakespeare | © David Hughes
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On the banks of the river in Stratford-on-Avon stands Holy Trinity Church. Buried inside is the greatest playwright in the English language, William Shakespeare
England and Scotland had been enemies for many centuries but in Tudor times, the two nations were growing closer. History Revealed magazine investigates... This article was first published in April 2014
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A stained glass window depicting St George's defeat of the dragon
Today, England celebrates St George’s Day. But who was he, why is he the patron saint of England, and where did the story of dragon-slaying come from?
Einstein's Relativity formula is one of the most famous scientific equations
On 18 April 1955, the eminent physicist, Nobel-Prize winner, author of the Theory of Relativity, and scruffy-hair enthusiast died at the age of 76
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