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Anglo-Saxon Britain

Information on the history of Anglo-Saxon England from the end of Roman Britain to the Norman invasion, including daily life, culture, and early Christianity in Britain.

Britain Express: Stuart England

Offers a series of short articles covering aspects of the reign of the Stuart dynasty, including the gunpowder plot, civil war, plague and the Great Fire of London.

British Library: Magna Carta

Explores the background to Magna Carta and showcasing the British Library's copy.

Cable Street 75

Commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Cable Street, when Oswald Mosley's supporters were defeated in the East End of London. https://www.facebook.com/cablestreet75 https://www.facebook.com/cablestreet75

England's North East

An exploration of the history and the culture of the north east corner of England, from Roman times through to the industrial history of the 20th century.

Historia Normannis

A 12th century reenactment group, focusing primarily on the events between the reign of Henry I and King John.

Knitting Together

Virtual museum showcasing the history of the East Midlands knitting industry, with articles, photographs, oral histories and features.

London Lives 1690 - 1800

Presents a fully searchable version of 240,000 manuscripts documenting the lives of ordinary Londoners in the 18th century.

Museum of London: London's Burning

Discusses the context, causes and effects of the Great Fire of London and presents biographies of some of the key figures, plus related artifacts from the museum's collection.

People of Northern England 1216-1286

Features a database of known people in the counties of Northumberland, Cumberland and Westmorland in this time period, drawn from financial and legal documents.

The Pilgrim Fathers UK Origins Association

Offers information on the English origins of the Pilgrim Fathers, with maps, tours and suggested places to visit.

Prehistoric Sites in England -

Presents a personal collection of photographs of and brief information about a variety of stone age and neolithic sites in England.

Samuel Pepys' Diary

Contains a biography of Samuel Pepys and extracts from his diaries arranged by year, including his accounts of the coronation of Charles II, the Great Fire of London and the plague. Also examines some of the coded diary entries.

Victoria County History

Highlighting the most outstanding places in England from a collection started in 1899 and housed in the Institute of Historical Research in London.

Vortigern Studies

Provides information about Britain between the Roman occupation and the Early Middle Ages. This period, which is sometimes called the Dark Ages, stretch roughly from AD 400 to 600.

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