A gazetteer of ancient sites
England | Scotland | Wales
A short primeron prehistoric monuments
History of Ancient Britain
Nine Ladies Circle - heritage under threat
Text © David Ross and Britain Express
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The first uniform postal service, introduced by Rowland Hill, began in 1840, and was called the ...
The rate stayed the same until 1918
The first stamp was called the 'penny black'
22 May, 1455
1st Battle of St Albans
Yorkists defeat a royal army and capture Henry VI. The Duke of York becomes Constable of England.
This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I
She was the daughter of James V of Scotland and Mary of Guise
Her second husband, Lord Darnley, was murdered, possibly with her knowledge