|History of England
English history and culture, from the earliest prehistoric monuments like Stonehenge, to Roman Britain, Anglo-Saxon England, Medieval Britain, the Tudors, Stuarts, Georgian Britain, and the Victorian period.
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History of Britain - full text of the 1912 book 'A History of the British Nation' - in-depth history of Britain and the Empire
English Architecture - The story of English architecture, from prehistoric monuments to the 20th century, covering the evolution of period styles and major buildings to visit in England.
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This war between England and Spain was ostensibly fought over Spanish mistreatment of an English sailor
The real reason for the war was England's attempts to break Spanish monopoly of South American trade
The central figure was a seaman named Captain Jenkins!
This Day in British History
25 April, 1284
Birth of Prince Edward (Edward II) at Caernarfon Castle
He was later named 'Prince of Wales', a title conferred on heirs to the English throne since