1601 CE and Later

Taj Mahal Celebrates 350th Birthday

Indians are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Taj Mahal.

"Seaman Swan" Offers Insight into Sailor's Life

The remains of a crewman of Oliver Cromwell's ship, discovered off the coast of Scotland, show that the sailor "had the body of a trapeze artist" and probably worked in the rigging.

"Regency House Party" to Air on PBS

Britain's Channel 4 has produced another time-period-based reality television series, this time dealing with Regency England.

Cromwell's Flagship Found in Ireland?

Underwater archaeologists working on a wreck of a 17th century ship off the coast of Ireland believe that it may be the flagship of English ruler Oliver Cromwell.

American Firm Investigates Salvaging Sussex

An American salvage company is investigating the possibility of salvaging the British warship Sussex which sank off the coast of Gibraltor in 1694.

"Long Man" Chalk Drawing Newer than Originally Thought

The "Long Man", a figure drawn in chalk on a hillside near Eastbourne, England, may be much newer than experts previously had believed.

17th Century English Artillery Fort Found

The remains of three gun positions of an artillery fort have been discovered in Hull, England.

"Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution" at the Folger

''Voices for Tolerance in an Age of Persecution'' will be on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through October 30.