Archive for: November 2016

30 things you might not know about Stonehenge

Stonehenge
Posted:
18 November 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

Stonehenge is one of the most iconic sites in the world, but also still one of the most mysterious. To mark 30 years since Stonehenge and Avebury were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we’ve picked out 30 facts about Stonehenge that you might not have known – including English Heritage...

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A history of the Christmas Pudding

Delve into the history of the Christmas Pudding with food blogger Sam Bilton
Posted:
14 November 2016
Posted By:
Sam Bilton
Categories:
Historical How Tos

What would Christmas dinner be without a Christmas pudding? As Stir Up Sunday (the day that you're traditionally supposed to make your pud) approaches, Sam Bilton looks at the origins of the Christmas pudding. She's also found some historical recipes to try at home, including medieval figgy puddi...

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What happened to the #Battle1066 characters?

King Harold and Duke William of Normandy illustrations
Posted:
11 November 2016
Posted By:
Christian Bace
Categories:
Your Stories

Throughout 2016, we've been posting from eight different Twitter channels, each representing different areas of medieval society. You can look back on the action by searching for #Battle1066, or read a month-by-month round up starting here in January. Some of our characters met their fate on 14th...

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