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Historical Figures: Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

The French girl who became a warrior and a saint during the 100 years war.

Peasant Life
Peasant Life

Life as an English peasant during the Anglo-Norman turmoil.

Historical Figures: Robin Hood
Robin Hood

What do we know about him? Did he even exist?

The Norman Conquest
The Norman Conquest

William the Conqueror and his battle for the English crown.

The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry

One of the most remarkable pictorial records in European history.

The Crusades
The Crusades

The Crusades have inspired modern literature and cinema, but how much do you know?

The First Crusade
The First Crusade

A 2,500-mile journey to capture the city of Jerusalem for Christianity.

The Second Crusade
The Second Crusade

1147 turned out to be a disaster for the Christian invaders.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Terracotta Army
5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Terracotta Army

Guarding the tomb of an emperor for millennia.

1066: The Key Players
1066: The Key Players

Who had crucial roles in the drama that would change England forever?

6 Things You Need To Know About The Battle Of Hastings
6 Things On The Battle Of Hastings

To mark the 950th anniversary of Hastings.

6 Things You Didn’t Know About William The Conqueror
6 Things You Didn’t Know About William The Conqueror

Crowned on Christmas Day, 1066, our first Norman king changed the course of the nation.

We Don’t Know Our Hogwarts From Our Windsor Castle
A Towering Castle Confusion

We don’t know our Hogwarts from our Windsor Castle.

The Black Adder: Truth Vs Fiction
The Black Adder: Truth Vs Fiction

How does the world of Prince Edmund stack up against reality?

Ninja: Shadow Warriors Gallery
Ninja: Shadow Warriors Gallery

Find out more about this elite fighting unit.