Myths and Legends of Great Britain
BY DAVID ROSS, EDITOR
In this section of Britain Express you will learn about some of these legends, and find out where to go to see some of the (presumed) sites where these mythical characters lived and died. And you can decide for yourself if, just maybe, there is truth behind the myths ...
Name the Historic attraction
British Heritage Awards
Celebrate the best of British Heritage in our annual
British History Quiz
This national celebration marked the 60th anniversary of Queen Victoria's coronation
Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837 and the festical took place in 1897
There was a Golden Jubilee ten years earlier in 1887
This Day in British History
22 October, 1877
Blantyre mining disaster
The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.