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Cicero

17, 2, 2020 - A fine writer and orator Born in 106 BCE into a wealthy family of the equestrian order, Marcus .... Read More

The unexpected execution of Admiral Byng

14, 2, 2020 - The loss of a Love Island and the unexpected execution of Admiral Byng     Hair, make-up and .... Read More

#On This Day – Tudors

10, 2, 2020 - #OnThisDay On 10 February 1355 a group of students attending the university at Oxford went for .... Read More

#On This Day – Romans!

5, 2, 2020 - #OnThisDay American actor Kirk Douglas died 5 February 2020 at the age of 103. Douglas was also .... Read More

#On this day – The Battle of Stalingrad

24, 1, 2020 - A fight to the death On the 24th of January 1943, Adolf Hitler ordered his German troops to .... Read More

#On This Day – Chairs

23, 1, 2020 - #OnThisDay James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray and Regent of Scotland, was assassinated on 23 .... Read More

Harald Bluetooth

12, 1, 2020 - A Great Viking King Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson was a late 10th century king of Denmark and .... Read More

John Stow

4, 1, 2020 - Tudor Writer, Historian and Antiquarian John Stow (1525-1605) was a prolific Tudor writer, .... Read More

New Year!

3, 1, 2020 - An Unexpected Approach to New Year… The traditional history of New Year is all about .... Read More

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