European royals did not trust the portraits sent to them by other courts, so they commissioned their own.
The Battle of the Somme was one of the largest battles of World War I, and among the bloodiest in all of human history.
Known as the 'Cheddar Man,' the discovery of his skin color defied popular belief in Britain.
Was Edward VIII a Nazi sympathizer looking to overthrow his brother?
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It’s been called one of the greatest planes of World War II—and it might be making a comeback.
Ian Fleming’s cunning action hero reflected the (former) glories of imperial Britain.
The new £10 bank note is based on a portrait that was made of Austen after she died.
Manchester is one of the UK’s cultural hothouses.