Archive for: July 2016

Licking Stones at Carlisle Castle

Redcoat reenactors at Carlisle Castle
Posted:
29 July 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered, Things To Do

Carlisle Castle has been a working castle for over 900 years - and its strong keep has held many prisoners over the centuries, some of whom have left their mark. While you might have seen pictures of the intricate graffiti on the second floor, down in the dungeons the walls have been carved in a ...

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Remembering Bobby Moore with a blue plaque

England captain Bobby Moore holding the Jules Rimet trophy while rejoicing with his teammates after winning the FIFA World Cup against Germany in Wembley Stadium, London in July 1966. Getty Images
Posted:
26 July 2016
Posted By:
Christian Bace
Categories:
History Uncovered

A gentleman that was devoted to his club and country, Bobby Moore’s death over 20 years ago was a profound loss for the footballing world. To mark the unveiling of a blue plaque honouring Bobby Moore today in Barking, we’re exploring his life, legacy and that match from 1966. Sir Alf Ramsey c...

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Women in 1066: the power behind the throne

Posted:
22 July 2016
Posted By:
Rowena Willard-Wright
Categories:
History Uncovered

Whether in fact or fiction, a competition for the crown is usually dominated by men. It is they who seek to be king, who lead and fight in armies and who hold the majority of political power. But, there are times when women come to the fore. Although few women have been crowned, history is filled wi...

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