Blackbeard – The Hunt for the World’s Most Notorious Pirate

Edward Teach – ‘Blackbeard’-is one of the legends of the so-called ‘golden age of piracy’. There have been so many accounts of his short, bloody … [Read more...]





Culloden

In battle at Culloden Moor on 16 April 1746 the Jacobite cause was dealt a mortal blow. The power of the Highland clans was broken. And the … [Read more...]





Captain Scott’s South Pole images saved for nation

Photographs taken by Captain Scott on his final expedition to the South Pole have been saved for the nation thanks to £704,000 lottery … [Read more...]





Family Matters – A History of Genealogy

Family history is one of Britain’s most popular pastimes. Around six million people in Britain are researching their family trees, and genealogy is … [Read more...]





Artillery in the Great War

Artillery was the decisive weapon of the Great War – it dominated the battlefields. Yet the history of artillery during the conflict has been … [Read more...]