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 Museum of the Royal Navy in Portsmouth is re-painting HMS Victory, the most celebrated ship in naval history, to make it historically accurate for the time of the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
As the New Waterloo Dispatch prepares to journey to London, two Professors of History and Archival Studies at the University of Southampton's Wellington Archive discuss the Duke's private and public papers.
Three Waterloo paintings from the collection of the National Army Museum have joined the VanGoYourself website and are now ready for people to recreate in time for Waterloo200.
The Brontë Parsonage Museum is exploring how contemporary events during the Napoleonic wars fueled the Brontës' literary imagination.
Events are taking place across England this weekend as part of the New Waterloo Dispatch, a ceremonial interpretation of the journey the news of victory at the Battle of Waterloo travelled to reach......
Solving a Dark Age mystery: 7th century Christians, Pagans and the search for the Battle of Hatfield
Paul Jameson, of the Battle of Hatfield Investigation Society, on the bid to tell the story of England's first Christian king.
Marking the 200th anniversary of the battle, a new online project will use crowd-sourcing to help preserve an important part of Britain's military and social heritage.
A new exhibition marking the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo will also feature the Duke of Wellington’s Book of Common Prayer and the first ever articulated wooden leg.
The bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo is upon us with scores of events happening over the next two weeks, but you still have time to catch some stunning Waterloo exhibitions throughout the......
Two Napoleonic Eagles captured at the battle of Waterloo have been reunited for a new display at the National Museum Scotland.