History Stories
CATEGORY: British History
10 Things You May Not Know About Margaret Thatcher
October 1, 2015

Check out 10 surprising facts about the first female British prime minister. Read More

6 Things You May Not Know About the Magna Carta
June 15, 2014

Check out six fascinating facts about the Great Charter's story and its significance. Read More

6 Historical Figures Who May or May Not Have Existed
July 30, 2013

From Britain’s most beloved outlaw to the founder of Sparta, find out more about six historical figures whose existence remains up for debate. Read More

7 Surprising Facts about Royal Births
July 12, 2013

In honor of the impending arrival of Britain’s newest heir to the throne, get the facts on royal babies. Read More

5 Things Victorian Women Didn’t Do (Much)
April 2, 2013

Don’t let the lace doilies and lavender sachets fool you—life for women in Victorian England wasn’t always how we imagine it. Read More

10 Things You May Not Know About William the Conqueror
March 26, 2013

Explore 10 facts about one of European history’s most influential rulers. Read More

6 Famous Prisoners of the Tower of London
September 11, 2012

Find out about six prominent captives who did time in one of history’s most forbidding prisons. Read More