Archive for: October 2016

What was the legacy of William the Conqueror?

Painting of the Battle of Hastings
Posted:
14 October 2016
Posted By:
Christian Bace
Categories:
History Uncovered

Today we mark the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings – arguably the most important date in English history. The Norman Conquest brought about the most radical change in society ever seen in England, and the question of whether this was for the better or for the worse is very much open to ...

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Walking the Great Stones Way

Sarah Baxter walking the Great Stones Way
Posted:
3 October 2016
Posted By:
Sarah Baxter
Categories:
Things To Do

Running through the Wiltshire countryside from near Swindon to Stonehenge, the Great Stones Way is one of England's newer hiking trails. Sarah Baxter, travel writer and author of A History of the World in 500 Walks, set off in the footsteps of our ancestors. Neolithic man didn’t have a motorca...

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