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
Discounted Historic Hotels
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
Celebrate the best of British Heritage in our annual
British History Quiz
This decisive battle in 1265 effectively ended the 2nd Baron's War
The rebel leader Simon de Montfort was killed
The royal army was led by Edward, son of Henry III (later Edward I)
This Day in British History
26 October, 899
Death of Alfred the Great
King Alfred the Great dies, and is succeeded by his son Edward, known to history as Edward the Elder.