“Whoever hath a mind either his family or the public should profit by his example, and would be known to posterity truly as he was, ought to keep a journal of all the  incidents that may afford useful remarks upon the course of his life …” Roger North

Monday 4 August 2014

Today is the centenary of the start of World War One.  People across the UK are being encouraged to switch out their lights … read more

Monday 12 May 2014

Historical Britain is celebrating its first anniversary!  It all started last May with two posts on Mary Queen of Scots … read more

Tuesday 4 March 2014

Historical Britain is doing very well in search engine results, particularly the article on Operation Kindertransport read more

Sunday 2 February 2014

I watched the film Bloody Sunday (2002) yesterday evening, and found it to be an understandably shocking dramatisation of the events in Derry in Northern Ireland in 1972 … read more

Thursday 23 January 2014

I’ve been following the debate created by Education Secretary Michael Gove’s claims that left-wing historians have misrepresented World War One read more

Friday 17 January 2014

Having caught an episode of the documentary ‘She-Wolves’ about female queens during the Middle Ages last year … read more

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