How does the world of Prince Edmund stack up against reality?
We don’t know our Hogwarts from our Windsor Castle.
Crowned on Christmas Day, 1066, our first Norman king changed the course of the nation.
To mark the 950th anniversary of Hastings.
Guarding the tomb of an emperor for millennia.
What it took to break free from Stalag Luft III…
Let’s take a tour.
And by modern we mean since the days of Henry VIII...
The search for secrets brings the mysteries of the dead back to life.
Three unconnected people are about to find out how they are connected to a WWI event.
Dan Snow uncovers cities with a murky past and where the people were, too.
There's a world beneath our feet just waiting to be uncovered.
The French girl who became a warrior and a saint during the 100 years war.
1147 turned out to be a disaster for the Christian invaders.
A 2,500-mile journey to capture the city of Jerusalem for Christianity.
The Crusades have inspired modern literature and cinema, but how much do you know?
Life as an English peasant during the Anglo-Norman turmoil.
One of the most remarkable pictorial records in European history.
Who had crucial roles in the drama that would change England forever?
William the Conqueror and his battle for the English crown.
What do we know about him? Did he even exist?
We've selected ten beautiful coastal spots that also boast a fascinating past.
Find out more about Coast's map man! Give him a compass and he'll go there.