Who was Edward I? Was he really a heartless leader?
King Edward I took an aggressive approach to Wales and Scotland – although he was rather fond of his wife. He reigned from 1272-1307
Who was William the Conqueror? What really happened at the Battle of Hastings?
William I – also known as William the Conqueror – defeated King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings, marking the end of Anglo-Saxon England. He ruled from 1066-1087
London’s stately homes: Kenwood, Chiswick and Ham House
Better known for its royal palaces, London also boasts some great houses that provide a glimpse into the city’s aristocratic past. Here are some of the most magnificent of London’s stately homes
Roman London: what to do at the Londinium 2017 festival
Gladiators, togas, chariots. We think we know what life in Roman London was like. But is any of it true? We preview Londinium, a season of events in the capital celebrating London’s Roman heritage
Review: Queen Anne reigns supreme at London’s Royal Haymarket Theatre
This Royal Shakespeare Company smash hit, which has just transferred to London’s West End, explores the troubled life of Queen Anne during a time of political turmoil