Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2005-01-09 12:32
Prince Charles has offered some plants from his Highgrove estate for a proposed Elizabethan garden at a cottage in Cornwall, said to be the family home of Sir Francis Drake's first wife.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-02 14:37
A major new archaeological excavation is taking place in North Berwick, Scotland, where last year researchers found a medieval cemetery. The new dig may reveal even earlier roots.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 15:55
Scottish First Minister Jack McConnell hopes to crack down on the country's "knife culture" by restricting the sale and possession of blades.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 14:20
University of New York at Buffalo geophysicist Gregory S. Baker believes laptops may be more effective tools for archeologists than picks and trowels.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-21 11:31
Rabbits are threatening Roman historical sites in Scotland by burrowing beneath their foundations.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 04:30
British TV historian David Starkey is being accused of "stupid English prejudice" after he claimed that Scotland was not as important as England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 18:40
It wasn't barbarians who defeated the armies of Rome in Scotland, but the country's impenetrable forest, according to a new book by Chris Smout.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-24 08:26
Scientists believe that a field of craters around Lake Chiemsee in southern Germany is the result of a comet striking in earth in the second century.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 12:10
A section of the "King's Wall" constructed in Edinburgh, Scotland by James II has been discovered during excavation for a building site.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 08:09
If it weren't for Somerled, Scotland's unsung hero, residents of the country might be speaking Norwegian.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-16 05:05
A new book by historian Alex Woolf claims that Scottish hero Kenneth MacAlpine was actually a Pict.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-15 20:20
Actor Pierce Brosnan is scheduled to portray Lord Lochinvar in an upcoming epic set in 12th century Scotland.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 15:57
Nearly one third of Scotland's 35,000 historic sites, including Skara Brae, are threatened with destruction due to coastal erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 15:30
Tony Robinson of Channel 4's Time Team has been denied access to look for the Holy Grail in Scotland's Rosslyn Chapel.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-10-08 13:41
Ian Campbell of the Scotsman looks at the history and influence of Byzantine architecture.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 14:39
Historians are using DNA and modern forensic technology to investigate the death of Anges Sorel, mistress to Charles VII of France.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-05 21:36
New evidence may show that Wales' great hero, Owain Lowgoch, was born in Surrey, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-03 20:01
St. Leonard's, the oldest Cistercian nunnery in Scotland, is the site of a new excavation that has delivered on its promise of impressive artifacts.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 19:36
A new study by geneticists at Dublin’s Trinity College proves that the Irish and Scots are more closely related to Spaniards than to the Celts of central Europe.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-18 09:05
The Chedworth Roman Villa in Gloucestershire, England has been awarded the prestigious Sandford Award for the excellent quality of its eductional program and administrative management.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-09-17 10:19
David Rosenthal reviews Spice: The History of a Temptation by Jack Turner, a new book which theorizes that spice brought about the downfall of Rome.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-08-26 18:35
The remains of a 6th Century Anglo-Saxon princess have been put on display as part of a £5m restoration of the Corinium Museum in Cirencester.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-08-19 11:34
A canonball, believed to have been fired during the Siege of Leith, has been found at a local construction site.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-08-08 08:25
England's Ministry of Defence has funded exploration of the site of Henry VIII's flagship, the Mary Rose which lies at the bottom of Portsmouth Harbor.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-07-25 14:40
This year's performances at a medieval Cornish amphitheatre, said to be the oldest working theatre in Britain, could be the last, as the community cannot afford to buy the adjacent plot of land from its present owners.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-07-23 14:27
The earliest example of a Renaissance painted ceiling in Scotland, originally painted at Prestongrange House in 1581, but later removed for preservation, has been reproduced at a nearby East Lothian pub.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-07-19 10:07
Scotland Yard was on the job in London when they recovered a stash of rare antiquities stolen from Iraq in 1995.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-30 10:25
Clan MacArthur and Clan Campbell are challenging Cornish claims - and each other's - to the right to claim King Arthur as their own.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-06-29 12:58
"What? Behind the rabbit?" "It is the rabbit! It's got nasty, sharp, pointy teeth!" A two-acre site in South Uist (Scotland) that once contained a Viking village is threatened by destructive rabbits.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-06-02 18:52
Archaeologists excavating what they thought was a medieval hall were surprised to discover a neolithic building instead.