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.
The National Portrait Gallery is to display for the first time the largest portrait in its Collection, a print showing the entire funeral procession of the Duke of Wellington, for Waterloo200.
Metal detectorist's "outstanding" 17th century silver seal discovery bought by National Civil War Centre
The silver seal of an important Civil War soldier, described as the best ever discovery of a late metal detectorist who found it in a field in 2004, will go on public display at Newark's new museum.
Find about the death mask which has gone on show at the British Museum as part of Bonaparte and the British: Prints and Propaganda in the Age of Napoleon.
New film footage, revealing details of the potential killer blow that claimed the life of King Richard III for the first time, has been released by the University of Leicester.
Why did King John sign the Magna Carta at Runnymede in 1215 and what was the Barons' War? Follow this trail of medieval castles to explore a world of medieval sieges, power struggles and the fight......
Lost several years ago, the key piece of evidence that the 1460 Battle of Northampton was the first in England to use artillery has reappeared - potentially to become part of a new visitor centre.
Archaeologists, recovering military personnel and the guardians of the Belgian battlefields will search for graves and new details in the Waterloo Uncovered project.
From battered bits of bone and armour to Napoleon's sword and Wellington's boots, the website commemorating the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo launches with 100 iconic objects.
See a few of the key exhibits to look out for when the exhibition, HMS Victory: The Untold Story, opens at Historic Dockyard Chatham in February.
Chatham Historic Dockyard is marking the 250th anniversary of the launch of the world’s most famous warship, HMS Victory, by putting treasures on show including the fateful bullet that killed......
As one of a series of royal correspondences going on show later this month, the defeated Napoleon Bonaparte pleaded for the “hospitality of the British people” after his defeat.
Visitors have been able to see inside the Grade II-listed home of the £5.4 million National Civil War Centre, as organisers promise a "truly grand" opening weekend in May.