England in the Middle Ages
England in the Middle Ages concerns the history of England during the medieval period, from the end of the 5th century through to the start of the Early Modern period in 1485. When England emerged fro...
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Christopher Wray confirmed as FBI director
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Christopher Wray to take over as FBI director, replacing James Comey, who President Trump fired in May.
Animal Shelter Partners With Elderly Care Facility To Save Both Orphaned Kittens And Elders
When an animal shelter in Arizona needed extra help taking care of the newborn kittens, they made an unexpected decision and turned to a senior care facility
Shelter dogs feel lonely and abandoned, so children practice reading books to them
The Humane Society of Missouri started a program called the Shelter Buddies Reading Program. This program, designed to help frightened shelter dogs better acclimate to society, uses young children, ag...
Shakespeare’s Skull And Other Famous Stolen Body Parts
Someone really wanted Shakespeare’s head—ditto the bones, brain, and penis of these other famous people. Researchers believe William Shakespeare’s head is not in the Bard’s grave in England. If so, Sh...
Metal prospectors discover astonishing treasure hoards from Anglo-Saxon England
Artifacts found buried beneath village farms are rewriting British history.
Who Was Lady Godiva?
You might associate the name “Godiva” with a brand of Belgian chocolates, but it was first popularized as part of a 900-year-old English legend. The original Lady Godiva was an 11th century noblewoman...
Viking Treasure Trove Unearthed From English Field
A hoard of 1,100-year-old silver coins and Viking jewelry discovered by an amateur treasure hunter with a metal detector could rewrite English history.James Mather was giving up hope of getting a birt...
Pit Bull That Spent 5 Years in Shelter Finally Gets Adopted Thanks to Facebook Plea
Chester, a Pit Bull that spent over five years at a New York shelter, finally found his forever home thanks to social media and the creative thinking of one shelter worker. Shelter manager Gabby Strou...
Hugging dogs saved from euthanasia by viral photo
(CNN) -- Two dogs in a shelter, just hours away from being put to sleep, hugged their way to safety. were photographed hugging each other in a cage at an unnamed shelter. In the photo, Kala’s brown f...
7 Surprising Facts About Joan of Arc — HISTORY
Six hundred years ago, a teenage girl with courage in her heart—and voices in her head—rose from obscurity to champion Charles VII of France and lead the French army to important victories during the ...
High security as four Magna Carta manuscripts united for first time
The four surviving copies of the 1215 Magna Carta have gone on display in London to mark the landmark document's 800th anniversary.
'Beware the Ides of March'
People who believe in luck and bad luck -- that is to say, those considered superstitious – may think that some days or events are unlucky. In the United States, Friday the 13 is known as an “unlucky”...
Genetic study reveals 30% of white British DNA has German ancestry
The Romans, Vikings and Normans may have ruled or invaded the British for hundreds of years, but they left barely a trace on our DNA, the first detailed study of the genetics of British people has rev...
The remarkable tale of the reburial of Richard III
‘I once dreamed of this, your future breath in prayer for me, lost long, forever found.’   These stirring words, written just for this extraordinary day in English royal history, echoed through Leices...
York Boar Badge, as worn by supporters of King Richard III (c.1483)
Find out more about the York Boar Badge, as worn by the supporters of Richard III following his coronation in 1483. With only two ever found in Yorkshire the...
Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain
The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain was the process by which the coastal lowlands of Britain developed from a Romano-British to a Germanic culture following the Roman withdrawal in the early 5th cen...
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Anglo-Saxon England
In the history of Great Britain, Anglo-Saxon England refers to the historical land roughly corresponding to present-day England, as it existed from the 5th to the 11th century.The Anglo-Saxons were th...
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Kingdom of England
The Kingdom of England /ˈɪŋɡlənd/ was a state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century, when it emerged following the unification of various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms, until 1707, when it...
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Norman conquest of England
The Norman conquest of England was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army of Norman, Breton, and French soldiers led by Duke William II of Normandy, later William the Conqueror...
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Battle of Hastings
0°29′15″E / 50.91194°N 0.48750°E / 50.91194; 0.48750The Battle of Hastings was fought on 14 October 1066 between the Norman-French army of Duke William II of Normandy and an E...
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Norman invasion of Wales
The Norman invasion of Wales began shortly after the Norman conquest of England under William the Conqueror, who believed England to be his birthright. It was not William's intention to invade Wales a...
Angevin Empire
The term Angevin Empire (/ˈændʒəvɪn/; French: L'Empire Plantagenêt) is a modern term describing the collection of states once ruled by the Angevins of the House of Plantagenet.The Plantagenets ruled o...
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House of Plantagenet
The House of Plantagenet (/plænˈtædʒənət/ plan-TAJ-ə-nət, also spelt in English sources as Plantaganet, Plantagenett, Plantagenette, Plantaginet, Plantagynett, etc.) were a family of French descent or...
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Hundred Years' War
The Hundred Years' War was a series of conflicts waged from 1337 to 1453 between the House of Plantagenet, rulers of the Kingdom of England, against the House of Valois, rulers of the Kingdom of Franc...
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Wars of the Roses
The Wars of the Roses were a series of dynastic wars for the throne of England. They were fought between supporters of two rival branches of the royal House of Plantagenet, the houses of Lancaster and...
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Tudor dynasty
The Tudor dynasty or House of Tudor was a royal house of Welsh and English origin, descended in the male line from the Tudors of Penmynydd, which ruled the Kingdom of England and its realms, including...
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Anglo-Saxon art
Anglo-Saxon art covers art produced within the Anglo-Saxon period of English history, beginning with the Migration period style that the Anglo-Saxons brought with them from the continent in the 5th c...
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Anglo-Saxon architecture
Anglo-Saxon architecture was a period in the history of architecture in England, and parts of Wales, from the mid-5th century until the Norman Conquest of 1066. Anglo-Saxon secular buildings in Brita...
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English Gothic architecture
English Gothic is the name of the architectural style that flourished in England from about 1180 until about 1520.As with the Gothic architecture of other parts of Europe, English Gothic is defined by...
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