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.
As part of a new Channel 4 series exploring classic British recipes, top chef Heston Blumenthal heard stories of Nelson's Navy and their dependence on salty beef.
The Hadrian's Wall Trust has launched a new Adopt a Stone website to address a £170,000 shortfall after funding cutbacks.
Historic Scotland have announced a new five-year development plan for the Roman Antonine Wall, including new signage, a website and better links to museum collections.
The Museum of the Manchester Regiment has completed an ambitious project to tell the stories of every soldier whose medals are in its collection.
An archaeology lover and food extraordinaire is offering chutneys, jams, dressings and relishes, emblazoned with Richard III's boar and handpicked from around Leicestershire.
After being boarded up for more than 50 years, hand-drawn 19th century wall hangings depicting Napoleonic scenes have been uncovered by staff at York Castle Museum.
The House Book of medieval York will be left open on pages revealing the truth behind Richard III's visits to York and the thoughts of leaders after his death.
The National Maritime Museum's new permanent gallery brings out the big guns and heroes. Yet the most fallible aspects provide the most intrigue in Greenwich.
The King will return to Northamptonshire, where he was born in Fotheringhay Castle, on the penultimate leg of a limited-stop nationwide tour later this month.
Looking at the history of the Royal Navy and Britain through the stories of those who served, the National Maritime Museum's new permanent gallery will open on Trafalgar Day.
To commemorate the anniversary of one of the bloodiest battles on British soil, an app is allowing users to visit the sites of the Battle of Flodden from the comfort of home.
Faecal contamination allowed parasites to hatch, migrate through Richard III's body, mature in his lungs and grow once re-swallowed, say experts examining his intestines.
On the 500th anniversary of the conflict which killed James IV and 10,000 Scotsmen, artist Iona Leishman has created a series of powerful commemorative artworks.
A beautiful and fearsome turban, worn during the mid-19th century and featuring a British Army badge, takes its conical powers to Coventry.
Alix van Zijl, a veterinary surgeon who is a member of one of the top jousting teams in the Netherlands, will make her British debut in the final joust-off at the Royal Armouries.