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What makes England English? From hedgerows to the history of tea, Explore the culture of England.

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Our account of the major battles fought on British soil - who fought, why, and what was the result?

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British History Quiz

This profligate poet and preacher rose to become dean of St Paul's Cathedral



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This Day in British History

24 July, 1567

Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates

Mary, imprisoned at Lochleven Castle, is forced to cede the throne to her son, the infant James VI

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch put down the 1715 Jacobite Rising of James Stewart, The Old Pretender



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