What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
Stonehenge: Bones Of 14 Elite Women Reveals Gender Equality 5,000 Years Ago
Ancient remains of Stone Age humans, first excavated at Stonehenge in 2008, have revealed a surprising gender equality at the UK World Heritage Site. From an initial discovery of cremated remains of a...
Winston Churchill’s Greatest Jokes And Insults
Churchill was a British statesman who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the 20th cen...
Clarendon Commission
The Clarendon Commission was a Royal Commission established in 1861 to investigate the state of nine leading schools in England, in the wake of complaints about the finances, buildings and management ...
What Was The Royal African Company?
In 1619, some 20 Africans arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, where they were purchased from Dutch privateers to aid in the English colony’s luc...
1889 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1889 in the United Kingdom.
Frontbench Team of Paddy Ashdown
The list that follows is the Lib Dem Frontbench Team/Shadow Cabinet led by Paddy Ashdown, who was Party leader from 1988 to 1999. The Party formed a Shadow Cabinet following the 1997 general election ...
Committee on Obscenity and Film Censorship
The Committee on Obscenity and Film Censorship, better known as the Williams Committee, was a 1970s British Home Office committee chaired by Professor Bernard Williams. The task of the committee was t...
2004 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 2004 in the United Kingdom.
Operation Grapple
Operation Grapple, and operations Grapple X, Grapple Y and Grapple Z, were the names of British nuclear weapons tests of very-early hydrogen bombs. These tests were carried out from 1956 until 1958 at...
1510s in England
Events from the 1510s in England.
Monarch - Henry VIII
1929 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1929 in the United Kingdom.
1874 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1874 in the United Kingdom.
ANZUK
ANZUK was a tripartite force formed by Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom to defend the Asian Pacific region after the United Kingdom withdrew forces from the east of Suez in the early 1970...
1570s in England
Events from the 1570s in England.
Monarch - Elizabeth I
1832 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1832 in the United Kingdom.
Geddes's Axe
The Geddes Axe was the drive for public economy and retrenchment in UK government expenditure recommended in the 1920s by a Committee on National Expenditure chaired by Sir Eric Geddes and with Lord I...
1802 in the United Kingdom
Events from the year 1802 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.