Widowed three times, romantic rival of Queen Elizabeth I and one of the most notorious women in Tudor England, Lettice ...
An architectural marvel and bastion of medieval England, Dover Castle sits proudly atop the famous White Cliffs of Dover, however its medieval history is only part of the story, as during the Second ...
Join us as we commemorate the heroes of history on the 80th anniversary of D-Day. The D-Day invasion holds immense significance in World War Two. It marked a turning point in the conflict, as it led ...
A crucial component to the success of the D-Day landings was the airborne bombing assault targeting German military infrastructure in the months leading up to D-Day. The main objective was to reduce, ...
Welcome to Historic UK’s Living History Events Diary! One of the most enjoyable ways to experience history first hand is to attend one of the many Living History re-enactments taking place this year.
One of the most harrowing episodes in the history of England’s West Country began on 11th June 1685. This day can be called the first of the Duking days: – so called because that was the day that ...
In October 1727, a second Hanoverian king was crowned at Westminster Abbey, George II, succeeding his father and continuing the battle of establishing this new dynastic royal family in British society ...
They called her Skittles, and she certainly bowled them over. Catherine Walters, also known as the last Victorian courtesan, was born in Liverpool on 13th June 1839. Her father worked as a customs ...
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My father wakes in the night, ‘Harry, Harry,’ he calls urgently shaking my mother’s arm. Startled awake, she mutters, ‘What is it?’ ‘Harry, wake up, we must get going,’ Dad says urgently. ‘I’m not ...
In the bustling streets of burgeoning 18th-century London, amidst the opulence and extravagance of Georgian high society, one name shone with intrigue: Kitty Fisher. Renowned for her beauty, wit, and ...