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Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-03-09 16:41
Descendents of the major parties involved in England's Gunpowder Plot of 1605 have shaken hands, a reconciliation marking the 400th anniversary of the event.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-05 17:46
Plans to continue the preservation of a medieval ship owned by the Earl of Warwick have hit another snag. Newport Council members need to raise UK£300,000 a year to keep the ship from being destroyed.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-21 21:55
Norwegian archaeologists are excited by the discovery of what is probably the country's oldest church. Located in the city of Skien, the church is believed to have been built in the 11th century.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2005-02-21 18:15
Sir Dilan Mac AnTsaier of the Midrealm plans to fight 200 bouts in four hours, accepting pledges to raise money in the fight against breast cancer, on behalf of Her Majesty Rebekah.
Submitted by Sharikkamur on Mon, 2005-02-21 15:45
A Newark (England) farmer equipped with a metal detector has uncovered an exquisite solid gold torc worth a small fortune.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-17 11:03
City fathers in Milan, Italy have banned a French clothing company's advertisement featuring an all-female version of Da Vinci's famous painting of the Last Supper.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-14 11:17
How good is your Latin? The BBC offers a quiz to test your knowledge of the language, which still influences English.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-13 12:22
The conical, Iron Age fort, Kimsbury Camp, located in Gloucestershire, England, is set to receive a UK£85,000 facelift to repair damage from erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-01-19 17:40
The remains of a Roman chariot track have been discovered under an army barracks in Colchester, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-16 16:27
The 15th century east window of England's renowned York Minster is being painstakingly repaired.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-15 13:18
Metal detector hobbyists in Cumbria, England may have found the country's "most important Viking burial site."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-14 20:37
A six-part modern adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales has been produced by the BBC. The prime-time drama sets the famously-bawdy "Miller's Tale" in a karaoke bar.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-27 12:39
Plans to build a highway close to Ireland's historic Hill of Tara have caused controversy.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-19 15:18
A carved stone bearing a relief of St. Peter and used as a cat's headstone was auctioned recently at Sotheby's, bringing UK£200,000.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-14 22:20
The Cumbria County Council has transferred management of the Birdoswald Roman Fort on Hadrian's Wall to English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-12 14:40
Right-handed fighters beware. According to a new study by the University of Montpellier, left-handers are "better in fights."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 09:24
Marine archaeologists are excited about the discovery of parts of a medieval ship in the Thames Estuary.
Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2004-11-22 08:15
An archaeological dig at Southwark in London has turned up a tin of Roman face-cosmetic, according to scientists at Bristol University.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-09 20:46
Archaeologists in Germany believe they have found Martin Luther's toilet in a newly-unearthed annex of his Wittenberg home.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 15:57
Botanists believe that all English elm trees may be descended from one tree brought to England by the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-02 16:43
Archaeologists are concerend about the future of a Roman burial site near Maryport in Cumbria which is being battered by the sea.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 09:23
Archaeologists working on a site near Loch Lomond have discovered evidence of settlements dating back 3500 years, including a 7th century Christian cemetery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 15:02
A well-preserved fresco dating to 1370 has been found on the wall of the Santa Maria della Scala hospital museum in Siena, Italy.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-10-16 10:04
A paper by osteoarchaeologist Trevor Anderson, published in the British Dental Journal, discusses medieval dental hygiene and health, and says the practices of the time were more advanced than is popularly believed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 19:06
Indians are celebrating the 350th anniversary of the construction of the Taj Mahal.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 10:18
A document detailing the reasons for the exile of Italian Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri from Florence have been made public for the first time.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-30 11:53
English Heritage has unveiled its plans for a new visitor center at Stonehenge at a cost of UK£67.5m.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 11:35
Visitors to England near the Forest of Dean may get the chance to live in an Iron Age village, wearing costumes, foraging for food, and learning the arts of residents of the time period.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-05 17:46
Computers are being used to help restore several Renaissance paintings by showing how the art works originally appeared.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-08-21 15:38
Archaeologists say they have found what they believe to be the biggest medieval burial ground, in Newbury, Berkshire, near the 16th Century Litten Chapel.