Archive for: December 2016

7 reasons to volunteer with English Heritage in 2017

Posted:
29 December 2016
Posted By:
Anne Robinson
Categories:
Your Stories

Every day, hundreds of people up and down the country help us to tell the story of England. Our volunteers plant bulbs in formal gardens, run craft workshops for families, answer questions from curious visitors, help research the history of our sites - and much more besides. With 2017 just aroun...

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How William the Conqueror spent Christmas in 1066

Close up of crown
Posted:
22 December 2016
Posted By:
English Heritage
Categories:
History Uncovered

This Christmas marks the 950th anniversary of William the Conqueror’s coronation. 1066 was a turbulent year, and William’s coronation was no different - as we'll explore below. Look back through 1066 If you need a reminder of the events that led up to this point, take a look at how we told t...

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