Category Archives: Historical Archives

Historical archives containing a wealth of information on a wide range of history from prehistoric, medieval, 20th Century and beyond!

The Great Heathen Army!

The Great Heathen Army has arrived on the History Channel!

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The Crown

The Crown will trace the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in 1947 to the present day. It is expected to span 60 episodes over 6 seasons, with Claire Foy playing the Queen in the early part of … Continue reading

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Rare 2,000 year old Roman Gold Coin Found!

A rare gold coin dating to the rule of emperor Trajan but bearing the face of Augustus, has been discovered by a hiker in Israel. It suggests the ruler, known for his philanthropy and social welfare policies, was a fan … Continue reading

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Lost Anglo-Saxon Island Found

A newly discovered Anglo-Saxon settlement in England is surrounded by dry land today, but once was an island oasis amidst marshland. And at least some of its inhabitants were literate. The long-ago island was inhabited continuously between at least A.D. … Continue reading

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St. Andrew

Although there is little confirmation as to how St. Andrew actually transformed to become Scotland’s patron saint, the figure is celebrated as one of the prime figures in Scotland to  date. Various multiple theories indicate the importance of St Andrew; … Continue reading

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