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Renaissance shipwreck is unique survival from Age of Discovery

A 15th century royal flagship found laid out "like...

Over 20,000 British civilians served in secret WW2 defence units

More than 20,000 British civilians, including schoolchildren, vicars and...

Forgotten verses give voice to humour of 19th century women

It is easy to think of 19th century women as demure bonneted characters from period dramas, hatched-faced dowagers in tent-like crinolines, or helpless waifs and...

Historian calls for compulsory empire lessons to boost schools’ inclusivity

Teaching the British Empire should be compulsory in England's...

New scanning method will unlock secrets of shrunken heads

A new scanning method will help to identify the...

Vikings prized furs imported from the east as high fashion

Danish Vikings sported imported beaver furs, which may have...

Steppe migrants brought kissing (and herpes) to Europe

Bronze Age migrants who travelled west from the Eurasian...

Women buried in their beds brought Christianity to English kingdoms

Women buried in their beds in the early English...

Rock crystals brought light and rainbow colours to Stone Age burials

Stone Age Britons may have struck flakes from rock...

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