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Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-01-26 18:05
No, it's not an Agatha Christie mystery but a 3rd century Roman murder victim discovered buried in a well.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-01-24 17:33
British archaeologists are preparing to rescue a ship found buried under mud in Cheshire, which had been originally used to store brine as part of a medieval saltworks.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-01-04 05:25
A recently-restored, rare medieval fresco will be seen by the public for the first time in 400 years when it is put on display in Coventry, England.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-01-02 20:39
History News Network: Australian Michael Hastings is, in truth, King Michael I of England, the heir to the Plantagenet bloodline, and should be living in Buckingham Palace rather than Jerilderie, NSW, according to a British historian.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-26 10:35
A church court has denied researchers the right to examine the remains of what might have been King Harold.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-12-22 19:25
A campaign to save the 1,000-year-old St. Lawrence's Church from demolition for a new airport runaway has been successful.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-12-20 09:45
A 2500-year-old stone sculpture depicting an armored warrior has been unearthed in southern France.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-12-19 02:29
A hoard of coins dating from 150 BCE was discovered recently near Maidstone, England by a couple using a metal detector.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-12-16 23:44
Learn British history the easy way with the BBC's "Monarchs & Leaders," an interactive website that covers the country's history from "the Angevins to the Windsors."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-12-14 07:45
Have fun dressing mannequins with the BBC's "Dress the Men" and "Dress the Ladies" history game.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-12-11 15:01
An arc of megaliths that were once part of the Avebury stone circle in Wiltshire, England, have been rediscovered.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-12-10 15:36
A Renaissance prayer book, valued at
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-11-26 14:47
Historians believe that a tomb at Holy Trinity Church in Bosham, West Sussex, may be the final resting place of King Harold II, who was killed at the Battle of Hastings.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-11-18 15:24
Recent excavations around Llandaff Cathedral in Cardiff, Wales have unearthed fourteen skeletons believed to be from medieval times.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-11-15 08:45
A German couple, who discovered the now famous mummified body of Oetzi, is still waiting to collect their reward.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2003-11-13 04:42
Archaeologists have unearthed a fourth century Roman well in Worcester, England at a construction site for a new footpath.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-11-07 02:39
New software being developed in Great Britain may allow researchers to see beneath floors and peek through walls in search of historical buildings.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2003-10-31 20:36
Psychic Diane Lloyd Hughes dates Newport ship at 1426.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2003-10-28 12:55
Author Richard Rutherford-Moore claims that the remains of the famous outlaw, Robin Hood, were dug up in the mid-18th century.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2003-10-20 14:26
44 3,000-year-old flint axes have been discovered near Salisbury at the site of a highway bypass.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2003-10-04 07:05
A massive weapons factory dating from Roman times has been discovered near Brayford in Devon, England.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-10-02 02:28
A 2nd century bronze pan, elaborately decorated with Celtic-style motifs and colored enamel, and engraved with the names of four forts at the western end of Hadrian's Wall, was found in the Staffordshire moorlands.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-17 14:11
The secret formula for creating Roman imperial purple dye has been rediscovered.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-10 21:49
Archaeologists believe a stone circle measuring 30m and dating from 3,000 years ago may be second in importance only to Stonehenge.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2003-09-04 18:46
A foot from a Roman-era statue was found in London -- wearing a sock under a sandal.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-09-03 13:59
The Portland Vase, a key piece in the British Museum's collection of Roman treasures may actually be a clever Renaissance fake.
Submitted by Karen on Tue, 2003-09-02 12:37
"The Madonna with the Yarnwinder" was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle, in southern Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2003-08-31 06:15
Large sections of the Great Wall of China have been closed to tourists due to detereoration.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2003-08-27 16:55
Under Mongolia's former Communist rulers, the mere mention of the name of Ghengis Khan was outlawed. Now there is no escaping him.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2003-08-27 03:04
After 20 years of searching, archaeologists have located a 12th century monastery beneath Hereford County Hospital.