By 1915, stalemate reigned supreme. Every attempt to break the deadlock in Europe was resulting in mass casualties for, at best, miniscule gains
Howard Carter, 8 May 1924 | Library of Congress
Archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter shot to fame when he discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamun
Leadenhall Street, London | J Hopkins, 1837
Move over Ancient Egypt, Medieval Britain and Wild West America – the historical period most people would like to call home is Victorian Britain, according to a poll carried out by the team at History Revealed
Clifford's Tower, York | Peter Ingvorsen
During the reign of Henry VIII, discontent rose, particularly in the north of England
The story of Mata Hari is one of the best-known – and bizarre – in espionage history
The Pyramids of Giza | danbreckwoldt
One of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the largest of the three mighty pyramids of the Giza Necropolis
Louis went on to become Louis VIII of France | © Getty Images
We know Henry VIII, Victoria and mad George III, but there have been more rulers of England than you may have thought...
In a conflict pockmarked by brutal battles, Passchendaele still stands out for its hellishness
The Great War Cook Book: From Trench Pudding to Carrot Marmalade is published by
Try some fish custard or Trench pudding, just like they did during World War I…
Visitors to The Shuttleworth Collection are able to view the progress of the res
A WWII fighter plane is restored, an American Civil War sub turns 150 and research unlocks more of the history of Britain’s most famous ancient stone circle
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