[14th September 2012 - 17.55]
It is not surprising that for centuries Richard III has been synonymous with evil tyranny and physical deformity. To argue otherwise has been to...
[13th September 2012 - 10.46]
Archaeologists searching for the grave of Richard III say that there is "strong circumstantial evidence" that remains discovered in a...
[13th September 2012 - 07.56]
We must not fail to relate the story about St Gregory which has come down to us as a tradition of our forefathers. It explains the reason why he...
[11th September 2012 - 07.02]
The latest issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale. In our new edition Laurence Rees considers the reasons behind the Nazi party's surge to...
[7th September 2012 - 10.51]
And crossing the Channel, one cannot say much
Of French and the Spanish, the Danish or Dutch
The Germans are German, the Russians are red,
[6th September 2012 - 10.21]
A collection of thousands of the oldest documents in Scotland's history has been made publicly available online in a new digital database...
[4th September 2012 - 15.00]
Professor Hew Strachan is one of several leading historians speaking at BBC History Magazine’s First World War Day in Bristol on 4 November....
[31st August 2012 - 10.12]
In the early 1930s, a young man from a small town in upstate New York was visiting New York City.
While he was there, he decided to look up his older...
[30th August 2012 - 17.03]
A Shakespeare expert has discovered documents that suggest that the playwright's 'Dark Lady' was a prostitute. Dr Duncan Salkeld, from the University...
[24th August 2012 - 11.03]
A project to digitise Second World War Home Guard records has revealed that many of the volunteers were too young to enlist for military service.