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Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-06-25 18:25
The demolition of a garage in Gloucester will enable the original cloister of the Blackfriars Priory to be restored.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-21 14:04
Two skeletons in a 1200-year-old cliff-face cemetery have been discovered in Pembrokeshire, Wales by archaeologists lowered on ropes.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-21 14:02
The remains of three gun positions of an artillery fort have been discovered in Hull, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-06-19 14:21
Archaeologists working on a timber trackway at Llancynfelyn, near Talybont have discovered the remains of a 3rd century Roman industrial site beneath it.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-06-19 11:31
A portrait of Mary Tudor will go on display in Winchester Cathedral June 30, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-17 10:21
New owners of the cave where the remains of the "Wookey Witch" were discovered fear the results of an ancient curse and want them back.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-14 15:34
The Cambridge Online Latin Project is giving thousands of British schoolchildren the chance to study Latin and making them enjoy the experience.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-06-13 12:52
An archaeological dig in Kent, England has uncovered a Roman bath house.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-06-10 18:16
Author David Crystal claims that movie characters such as Yoda and Gollum are excellent examples of non-standard English usage to teach children.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-05-29 08:45
Nathan Duffield, a 10-year-old student from Milford Haven, England, has discovered a 600-year-old ring with a metal detector.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-24 22:41
An Iron Age punch dating to the 4th century C.E. may be the oldest European example of alloy steel yet discovered.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-23 14:21
A new radio series on England's BBC Four looks at life in Ango-Saxon England at the time of the Norman Conquest.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-17 20:39
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is showing signs of age and may need preservation.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-16 07:45
A 1539 map by Swedish cartographer Olaus Magnus surprises scholars with its depiction of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-02 12:28
A new DNA study shows that genetic differences between Scots and the English may be greater than expected.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 09:20
A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-09 14:18
A new exhibit of items excavated outside Carlisle Castle near Hadrian's Wall demonstrates that Roman soldiers fought a different kind of foe - lice.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-04-03 13:30
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-04-01 17:47
A man digging a fishpond in his back garden in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, England, was amazed to find a treasure hoard of 20,000 4th century Roman coins.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-31 18:58
A fire at Greece's 12th century Serbian Orthodox Hilandariou Monastery destroyed parts of the monks living quarters but spared the monastery's collection of relics, manuscripts and icons.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-26 16:08
Visitors to the Haunch of Venison in Salisbury, England will no longer be greeted by an 18th century, mummifed hand, which was stolen recently from the pub.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-03-26 14:45
14 pieces of gold and bronze jewelry and other artifacts dating back 3000 years were discovered recently by metal detectors in Wrexham, Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-03-21 07:37
A marble plaque bearing the inscription "Most Faithful" was found in a 3rd century Roman grave near Canterbury, England recently, speaking of a husband's gesture of eternal love.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-17 07:21
Textile expert Maria Hayward has found evidence that Henry VIII's extensive wardrobe contained a pair of football shoes which cost him four shillings.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-03-04 13:31
A rare portrait of Catherine Parr by an unknown artist is now on display at Hever Castle in England.
Submitted by Catriona on Tue, 2004-03-02 17:51
How well do you know the reigns of the rulers of England? Explore the reigns of four different periods of British history through a game, putting contemporary portraits in the correct order.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-03-01 23:07
Residents of Hereford in England had hoped for improvements to their road. Instead, an archaeological survey has found remains of a much older road - one dating back to Roman times.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-02-26 16:06
A 100-foot stretch of pipe, which once fed the Roman fort at Vindolanda, was unearthed recently and discovered to be still working.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-02-22 11:39
The trend toward virtual reality exhibits will give many more people access to the museum experience according to a recent BBC article.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-02-06 23:05
MPs in the House of Commons are arguing over the birthplace of Robin Hood, pitting the 19 Yorkshire MPs against four from Nottinghamshire.