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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

6 Incredible Things You Need To Know About The Great Escape
6 Things You Need To Know About The Great Escape

What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…

The Curious Modern History Of Stonehenge
The Curious Modern History Of Stonehenge

And by modern we mean since the days of Henry VIII...

Mummy Mysteries Trailer
Mummy Mysteries Trailer

The search for secrets brings the mysteries of the dead back to life.

Find My Past: Firing Squad
Find My Past: Firing Squad

Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to a WWI event.

Filthy Cities Trailer
Filthy Cities Trailer

Dan Snow uncovers cities with a murky past and where the people were, too.

Digging for Britain Trailer
Digging for Britain Trailer

There's a world beneath our feet just waiting to be uncovered.

Historical Figures: Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc

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

The Second Crusade
The Second Crusade

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

The First Crusade
The First Crusade

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

The Crusades
The Crusades

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

Peasant Life
Peasant Life

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

The Bayeux Tapestry
The Bayeux Tapestry

One of the most remarkable pictorial records in European history.

1066: The Key Players
1066: The Key Players

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

The Norman Conquest
The Norman Conquest

William the Conqueror and his battle for the English crown.

Historical Figures: Robin Hood
Robin Hood

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

Top Ten Coast Spots
Top Ten Coast Spots

We've selected ten beautiful coastal spots that also boast a fascinating past.

Nicolas Crane Interview
Nicolas Crane Interview

Find out more about Coast's map man! Give him a compass and he'll go there.