|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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British History Quiz
This profligate poet and preacher rose to become dean of St Paul's Cathedral
His poetry ranged from love poems to metaphysical themes
One of his famous poems is 'No man is an island'
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