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#On This Day – Executions

18, 5, 2020 - #OnThisDay Queen Anne Boleyn was tried on a Monday morning on the 15th May 1536 in the Tower of .... Read More

#On This Day – The Follower

18, 5, 2020 - #OnThisDay Rogation Monday is an old religious custom, one of four days set aside in the .... Read More

The Unexpected History of Ship’s Biscuits

4, 5, 2020 - The Unexpected History of Ship’s Biscuits By Jeff Nicholls Fancy a biccy? Imagine hauling ropes .... Read More

#On this day – Chernobyl

26, 4, 2020 - The worst nuclear event in history On this day in 1986, the nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl .... Read More

New History Homeschooling Series!

26, 4, 2020 - As one of the country’s leading history podcasts we have released a new series of programmes .... Read More

#On This Day – D-Day Special

26, 3, 2020 - #OnThisDay The Battle of Iwo Jima ended in American victory 26 March 1945. It had been an epic .... Read More

#On This Day – Secrets

18, 3, 2020 - #OnThisDay At the Dorchester Asssizes, on 18 March 1834, six farm workers were sentenced to .... Read More

#On This Day – Gloves

10, 3, 2020 - #OnThisDay The ‘Eleven Years Tyranny’ began on 10 March 1629 as Charles I dissolved .... Read More

#On This Day – Snow

5, 3, 2020 - #OnThisDay The Boston Massacre took place on March 5, 1770. British soldiers shot into a .... Read More

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