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 remains of Richard III will visit churches and landmarks from the King's final days on a journey next March, moving from the University of Leicester to the city's cathedral.
The Mary Rose Trust hopes to retrieve a data-logger, installed during a dive in June to monitor the remains of the 17th century shipwreck, during its latest mission next month.
Was King Harold buried at Waltham Abbey years after the Battle of Hastings? New scan could reveal all
Stonemason Peter Burke decided to investigate the grounds of Waltham Abbey during research for a history trilogy. TV teams are now following his quest for King Harold.
"Compelling" new forensic evidence shows grisly sustained attack on Richard III at Battle of Bosworth
Experts have studied sword marks and a UNESCO manual on torture as part of a high-tech investigation into the injuries left on Richard III's body more than 500 years after his death.
The Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson is preparing its great Victorian 64-pounder Rifle Muzzle Loading gun for a rare firing later this month.
A new app will tell the dramatic story of the English Civil War in Newark as part of Newark's new £5.4m National Civil War Centre, which is due to open early next year.
New forensic research on the skeleton of Richard III has revealed his enormous intake of alcohol and rich food.
London-based Dallas Pierce Quintero on the silhouette-reflecting steel plates commissioned in honour of the life of Richard III.
Experts from Loughborough University say Richard III's "significant injuries" from the Battle of Bosworth were "quite clear to see" during a project based on the king's remains.
Imperial War Museum's new First World War gallery, which has reopened following a £40 million overhaul, is a major step forward in museum exhibitions, but what of the Second World War galleries?......
Events including a show, exhibitions and two major historical re-enactments will take place on and around the historical battlefield of Waterloo in June 2015.
What really happened at Bannockburn? How important was the battle, who were the main players, and what were the stakes? Come on a journey through Scotland and the north of England to revisit the......
The Battlefield archaeologist who discovered the site of the Battle of Bosworth is planning a major dig at Battle Abbey in spring 2015 to preserve the archaeology of the Battle of Hastings from......
A pair of cannons from HMS Victory 1737, fully loaded with hemp rope wadding, iron cannon balls and a mass of damp gunpowder, have been restored and returned to Portsmouth.
Archaeology laser project in Newark aims to uncover more about the "Stalingrad of the English Civil War"
The remains of the bloody siege of Newark during the English Civil War are about to be explored in depth by an innovative laser archaeology project.