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The Truth Behind the Tower Ravens

Fakelore: the deliberate fabrication of a folklore. A term that perfectly describes the legend of the Tower Ravens, the birds of the Tower of London.
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Stonehenge’s Larger Neighbor

The discovery of Durrington Walls, a monument more formidable than Stonehenge, deepens the mystery of these Neolithic structures.

How the Media Made Queen Victoria

How nineteenth century media helped make Queen Victoria who she was.

Old Smoke: London’s Famous Fog

The history of "Old Smoke", London's famous fog.

Magna Carta at 800

The Magna Carta's 800th birthday is this year.

The Anglo-American Relationship: Not Always So Special

The "special relationship" between the United States and the United Kingdom followed a very long century of special enmity.
Winston Churchill and Bernard Baruch

Was Winston Churchill a “Drunk in Charge”?

Winston Churchill's status is history is decided. His status as a drinker is disputed.

Remembering and Representing Alan Turing

A 1955 obituary of Turing from the Royal Society is fascinating for what it leaves out of the first draft of history.
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Lost Franklin Expedition Ship Found by Canadian Scientists

In 2014, a Canadian team announced they had found the shipwrecks of John Franklin's lost 1845 expedition.