Pre-20th Century Conflict
From the Battle of Agincourt to Spion Kop, pre-20th century British military history is littered with conflicts that continue to enthrall. Explore them here with news, reviews, features, events, resources, websites and much more drawn from UK museums, galleries, archives and heritage sites.
Florence Nightingale's letter about "vision" which called her to nursing set for first display in public
An unseen letter from Florence Nightingale detailing the inspiration which called her to pursue her nursing career has been uncovered in a former family home in Cornwall.
The best ever view of the Mary Rose hull since her raising in 1982 is promised when the Mary Rose Museum re-opens in late summer 2016.
From the Storming of the Bastille and Louis XVI to the abolition of the slave trade and Marie Antoinette portrayed as a harpy, Stanford and the French National Library's new database of drawings from the 18th century revolution is a sight to behold.
Object of the Week: The incredibly rare Union flag flown on the HMS Minotaur at the Battle of Trafalgar
To mark Trafalgar Day, Greenwich's National Maritime Museum has put a precious flag from the battle on display in its Nelson, Navy, Nation gallery. Find out more in our Object of the Week.
A wreck buried in mud in the River Hamble, the Southampton stretch where the mighty Grace Dieu warship was discovered during the 1930s, could be Henry V's Holigost, according to Historic England.
As the Royal Armouries prepares to unveil its Agincourt exhibition for the 600th Anniversary, we take a closer look at the diorama at the exhibition's centre.
Archaeologists investigating Anglo-Viking Battle of Fulford find ancient road and route of English retreat
A two-week dig has revealed an ancient road at the site of the Battle of Fulford, where a Viking army defeated the Saxon troops of Mercia and Northumbria in September 1066.
Strange news from the north: the ghost sightings used for political gain over 17th century Yorkshire
Researchers say a series of pamphlets, published from 1659 onwards, reported "five strange wonders" in the north and west of England - suggesting the north could have been perceived as a magical......
The story of the first day at Arundel Castle's International Joust Week 2015.
"When they are destroyed they are gone permanently": Museum asks detectorists not to melt Civil War musket and cannon balls
The National Civil War Centre, in Newark, is asking metal detectorists to resist the chance to melt down civil war metal they may find.