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A 'Quickest Bath' competition (Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)
Humans have probably been bathing since the Stone Age, not least because the vast majority of European caves that contain Palaeolithic art are short distances from natural springs. This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of...
The strength of Roman roads means that many still exist today, while others became the foundations of other roads... This article was first published in the September 2014 issue of History Revealed
When it comes to their football team, Hartlepudlians have fully embraced an unusual local legend involving a monkey and the Napoleonic Wars. This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of History Revealed
Men from Marken Island, Netherlands, in traditional dress, 1898. (Photo by The P
To the Romans and Greeks, trousers were the ultimate symbol of the horse-riding barbarian. This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of History Revealed
Reinforcements disembarking at D-Day, 6 June 1944. (Hulton Archive/Getty)
Alexander Fleming is widely celebrated as the discoverer of Penicillin, but an unusual addition to his find would mean the difference between life and death on D-Day. This article was first published by History Revealed magazine in June 2014
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A ‘White Hall’ was traditionally a grand building designed for festivities... This article was first published by History Revealed magazine in April 2014
The mythical King Arthur is part of the history of the British Empire (Photo by
According to medieval legend, Britain was named after its founding ruler and first king, the Trojan exile Brutus. This article was first published in the September 2015 issue of History Revealed
Britain are used to weather woes, from grey skies to rainy days (Photo by oversn
The British climate today may be notoriously awful but, in truth, it is by no means catastrophically so. This article was first published in the September 2015 issue of History Revealed
The Black Death, 14th century illustration (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)
The British nation has had its fair share of sorrow, suffering, brutal invasions, civil war, famine, disease and political chaos. This article was first published in the September 2015 issue of History Revealed
A traditional 'full English' breakfast (Photo by Jrv73)
It is a traditional favourite, truckers’ saviour and miracle hangover cure. But from where did the fry up originate? History Revealed magazine investigates... This article was first published in the September 2015 issue of History Revealed
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