How much do you like Bakewell Tarts? | © JamieRogers1
The Bakewell Tart – a delectable jam-, sponge- and almond-filled cake – is an adored favourite for many
Richard Whittington and his cat | © Georgios Kollidas | Dreamstime.com
The tale of ‘Dick Whittington and his Cat’ has passed into folklore, but it is based on a real 14th-century merchant, moneylender and mayor
HMS Hood, photographed near Pearl Harbour, Hawaii, in 1924
HMS Hood was one of the fastest and most powerful warships in the world when she entered service in 1920
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Attempts to get to the bottom of this phrase have left many speechless. To which we at History Revealed must ask: what’s the matter, cat got your tongue?
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Q&A
Who were the first to be saved by the bell – boxers or the recently buried?
Statue of Caligula © Rangpl | Dreamstime.com
Even though he ruled Rome as Emperor for only four years, Caligula has been immortalised as one of history’s most cruel and erratic leaders
St Symphorien Military Cemetery in Mons, Belgium | © Jean-Pol GRANDMONT
One hundred years ago, Britain declared war on Germany, leading to four years of bloodshed, the like of which had never been experienced before
The poster featuring Lord Kitchener has been copied many times over the years
With around 730,000 troops to call upon in August 1914 – compared with France’s 1.8 million and Russia’s 3.4 million – Britain lacked the manpower to prosecute what would prove a long and costly conflict
Tommies from the Royal Irish Rifles, in the trenches at the Battle of the Somme
The word ‘Tommy’ will forever be associated with British soldiers serving in the trenches of World War I. History Revealed magazine investigates...
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Why did so many men die in World War I for a cause that, to this day, seems unclear and confusing? As we mark the centenary of the start of the terrible conflict, we explain why the world went to war in 1914
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