A guide to ancient England, Scotland, and Wales from Britain Express.
BY DAVID ROSS, EDITOR
Prehistoric attractions in Britain (places to see tagged with Prehistoric) - new
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
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British History Quiz
This famous industrialist established the ironworks at Coalbrookedale in 1709
He invented a way to smelt iron ore with coke
His smelting process helped 'fuel' the industrial revolution
This Day in British History
30 September, 1399
Henry IV declares himself king of England
Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.