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Category: British History

Royal Weddings of the House of Windsor

Video: Royal Weddings of the House of Windsor

As the one-week countdown to the royal nuptials begins, get into the spirit with a look back at some of the House of Windsor’s most memorable weddings.

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Study Shows William Was Medieval England’s Most Popular Name

William was the most common male name by a wide margin in 13th-century England, according to an important medieval record known as the Henry III Fine Rolls.

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Did Blood Cause Henry VIII’s Madness and Reproductive Woes?

Biological factors may have caused Henry VIII’s madness and reproductive woes, new research suggests.

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Romances That Changed History

For better or for worse, these historic romances altered the course of history.

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World War II Memo Cracked by Allies Found

Volunteers at the former codebreaking center Bletchley Park have found a memo proving the success of the Allies’ game-changing deception campaign during World War II.

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Solving the Riddle of Stonehenge’s Construction

The mystery of how prehistoric builders constructed the mighty Stonehenge has baffled scholars for centuries.