Sub-Roman Britain
Sub-Roman Britain is a term derived from an archaeological label for the material culture of Britain in Late Antiquity: the term "Sub-Roman" was invented to describe the potsherds in sites of the 5th ...
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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...
'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”...
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.
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...
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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End of Roman rule in Britain
The end of Roman rule in Britain is the period during which the Roman Empire ended its relationship with Britain, thus marking the transition from Roman Britain to post-Roman Britain. No single date i...
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Scotland in the Early Middle Ages
Scotland in the early Middle Ages, between the end of Roman authority in southern and central Britain from around 400 and the rise of the kingdom of Alba in 900, was divided into a series of kingdoms....
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King Arthur
King Arthur is a legendary British leader of the late 5th and early 6th centuries, who, according to medieval histories and romances, led the defence of Britain against Saxon invaders in the early 6th...
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Brythonic languages
The Brittonic, Brythonic or British Celtic languages (Welsh: ieithoedd Brythonaidd/Prydeinig, Cornish: yethow brythonek/predennek, Breton: yezhoù predenek) form one of the two branches of ...
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Celtic Christianity
Celtic Christianity or Insular Christianity refers broadly to certain features of Christianity that were common, or held to be common, across the Celtic-speaking world during the Early Middle Ages. "C...
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Dumnonia
Dumnonia is the Latinised name for the Brythonic kingdom in Sub-Roman Britain between the late 4th and late 8th centuries, in what is now the more westerly parts of South West England. It was centred ...
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Kingdoms of Wales
Wales in the Middle Ages concerns the history of the region that is now called Wales, from the departure of the Romans in the early fifth century, until the integration of Wales into the Kingdom of En...
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Battle of Wippedesfleot
1°21′07″E / 51.314°N 1.352°E / 51.314; 1.352The Battle of Wippedesfleot was a battle in 466 between the Anglo-Saxons (or Jutes), led by Hengest, and the Britons. It is describ...
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...
Tintagel Castle
Tintagel Castle (Cornish: Dintagel, meaning "fort of the constriction") is a medieval fortification located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island, adjacent to the village of Tintagel in Cornwall, En...
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Battle of Wilton (1143)
1°51′50″W / 51.080°N 1.864°W / 51.080; -1.864The Battle of Wilton was a battle of the civil war in England known as The Anarchy. It was fought on 1 July 1143 at Wilton in Wil...
Seisyll ap Clydog
Seisyll ap Clydog was King of Ceredigion in Wales some time in the late 7th or early 8th century. He gave his name to the later kingdom of Seisyllwg, which consisted of Ceredigion plus the region know...
Domnonée
Domnonée is the modern French form of Domnonia or Dumnonia (Latin for "Devon"; Breton: Domnonea), a minor kingdom in northern Armorica (Brittany) founded by British immigrants from Dumnonia (Sub-R...
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