Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-27 08:56
Northumbria's five-sided Mitford Castle, built in the 11th century, burnt by King John and sacked by Robert the Bruce, will find new life thanks to a grant from English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-26 20:35
Researchers are hoping that DNA tests will confirm the identity of Capt. Bartholomew Gosnold, privateer, explorer and namer of Cape Cod.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-20 13:13
A pair of 15th century "love rings" has been discovered by hobbyists in a metal detector group. The rings bear the inscription "my whole heart."
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-02-16 14:00
Recent finds have led archaeologists to believe that Coventry, England has had a rich past, from Roman through Medieval and Tudor times.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-13 11:22
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 Fri, 2005-02-11 12:02
Archaeologists digging for five weeks through an archaeological site in Huntingdon, England have unearthed some spectacular finds dating from the Bronze Age through the 14th century.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-02-10 16:06
Controversial plans by the National Trust and English Heritage to route traffic away from Stonehenge have hit a snag. The British government has been strangely silent on the subject, leading officials to believe that the plans may have been abandoned.
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2005-02-07 11:30
This article discusses the Richard III Society, "a quiet army" that is "fighting to clear his good name," and also mentions the De Vere Society and other such organizations.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-06 15:21
A last-minute effort to save importation of the 14th century Macclesfield Psalter has been successful. The manuscript will be retained by the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-30 11:30
Twenty tiny people are making a unique journey this year when the British Museum sends 20 of the historic Lewis Chessman north for a special exhibit of historic board games.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 13:01
A new study of the writings of William Shakespeare leads researchers to believe the bard may have had syphilis.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-01-16 15:27
The 15th century east window of England's renowned York Minster is being painstakingly repaired.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-14 19:37
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 Karen on Sun, 2005-01-09 11:32
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 Sat, 2005-01-08 20:20
British officals have sparked controversary with a decision to open every track and defunct highway for walkers and 4x4 vehicles.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-01-04 09:21
The Council of British Archaeology has published Excavations at Deansway, a report documenting the excavations beneath a British shopping center that revealed the city's past from Roman times through the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-01-03 09:43
Caludon Castle in Coventry, England has been taken off the English Heritage National Buildings at risk list after a £33,000 facelift.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-01-01 16:20
A mystery surrounds the destruction of a pagan carving which has resided in an English church for 800 years.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-31 11:38
A fund-raising campaign by England's National Art Collections Fund to attempt to keep the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter in the country has fallen short by UK£100,000.
Submitted by innocent on Thu, 2004-12-30 22:37
Raymond Tebble, a man recently convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeological site in southern England, has reported to SCAtoday.net that he is a free man, after winning a court appeal that reduced the penalty to a moderate fine.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 10:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 09:56
An archaeological dig at Northgate House in Winchester, England has unearthed well-preserved remains of several early medieval buildings.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-24 14:26
English Heritage has announced that the next re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings will take place in October 2006, coinciding with the 950th anniversary of the battle.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-22 10:40
Henry VIII used the margins of his books as a useful place to make notes and comments. Ben Macintyre of the London Times discusses marginalia, the propensity of scholars to notate in the margins of books.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-12-20 23:25
The Battle of Brunanburh, fought in 937 c.e., saw the defeat of the Vikings by the Anglo-Saxons. Now researchers believe they can place the epic battle at Wirral in England.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-19 14:18
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 Sun, 2004-12-19 12:20
A treasure trove inquest held recently in Great Suffolk, England, has declared a collection of jewelry fragments discovered by a metal detector to be treasure.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 18:20
England's National Portrait Gallery has added a rare porait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, to its collection. Howard was a powerful courtier during the reign of Elizabeth I.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 09:40
Visitors to London will be able to see Britain's oldest printed document on display at the National Archives.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-17 09:45
Archaeologists are trying to puzzle out the purpose of Paul Meale's duck pond. Was it a medieval swannery or a 19th century wildlife sanctuary?