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.
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 place.
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.
The battered bones of a soldier who fell at the bloody Battle of Towton during the Wars of the Roses have been installed at the Richard III Experience in York.
Summer is the best time to visit a living history event, with this year boasting some of the grandest ever productions. From elegant Victorian tea parties to epic Civil War recreations, Culture24......
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......
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......
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.