Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-10-08 09:55
Heren Istarion is an organization dedicated to the learning and understanding of the life and works of Professor Tolkien. The organization is officially registered with the Tolkien Society UK as a "smial."
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 14:08
Local villagers in Cley, Norfolk are launching a search for 13 statues, which were removed from the local church during the Reformation led by Henry VIII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-05 20:36
New evidence may show that Wales' great hero, Owain Lowgoch, was born in Surrey, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-05 10:00
Here's a riddle: What has 62.5 million words, over 60,000 pages and includes biographies of people who never existed? It's the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-03 10:46
A pillar from the Benedictine Priority Cathedral, which was destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII, has been unearthed in Coventry, England.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-10-03 10:28
Speak Olde English, discover Saxon Pottery, Learn rune-writing, explore Bede's World and more with these children's activities, book suggestions, and weblinks.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2004-09-30 10:58
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa reports on the Known World Librarians List about a new research resource from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London: online searching.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-30 10:53
English Heritage has unveiled its plans for a new visitor center at Stonehenge at a cost of UK£67.5m.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-09-28 14:41
A man walking his dog on a footpath near Bedfordshire, England idly picked up a coin believed to be worth 120,000-150,000 pounds.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-27 14:04
The remains of a crewman of Oliver Cromwell's ship, discovered off the coast of Scotland, show that the sailor "had the body of a trapeze artist" and probably worked in the rigging.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-09-25 10:35
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 Fri, 2004-09-24 10:38
A chalk horse, discovered in a farmer's field near Whittlesford, England, has sent researchers scurrying for answers.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-20 11:48
Adam Gopnik, Critic at Large for the New Yorker, offers his opinion on why Shakepeare remains "the necessary poet".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 20:50
The National Art Collections Fund has offered £500,000 to help save the 14th-century Macclesfield Psalter which was recently sold at auction.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-15 17:46
A square foot plot of Sherwood Forest is being auctioned on eBay.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-09-09 16:18
Owners of a replica of Sir Francis Drake's galleon, the Golden Hinde, seek a part-time captain for the ship.
Submitted by Evelun on Wed, 2004-09-08 04:09
The valiant Lancelot du Lac calls all gentle lords and ladies to tourney at his castle, Joyous Garde. Guinevere, the Queen of Love, and her ladies gallery will judge who is most chivalrous among those who test their skills within the lists and upon the field of battle. Come all those who would sit at the Round Table and meet in honorable combat to decide who will win the day: Arthur or Lancelot.
Submitted by Donovan on Tue, 2004-09-07 20:43
Archaeologists have located the burial site of six Vikings who died around the beginning of the 10th century CE.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-09-06 17:12
A wooden carving of the Viking god Odin has been linked to England Neolithic monument Seahenge, which consists of a giant, overturned tree stump surrounded by wooden timbers.
Submitted by Karen on Sun, 2004-09-05 07:32
Two 14th century brooches (one in 24-carat gold, with an inscription; the other in braided silver wire) found by metal-detecting enthusiasts have been declared treasures by the British Museum.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 08:07
Queen Boadicea, the warrior queen who battled the Romans in 1st century Britain, is the subject of a segment of the new TV series "Battlefield Britain."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-09-02 01:03
Gary Lee and Jim Wilkinson used a metal detector to discover a 4th century Roman baptismal font near Grimsby, England.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 17:27
Charles Sproule, who uses a metal detector to hunt for treasure, has added to his collection with the discovery of five Iceni coins.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-09-01 14:37
A British survey taken in conjunction with the BBC television series Battlefield Britain shows that a surprising number of Brits have gaps in their knowledge of history.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-08-29 18:30
Researchers from Archaeology South East have uncovered a number of links to Battle Abbey's medieval past during a recent dig including an arrowhead and the remains of a monastery.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-08-28 16:43
"Great Battles in Britain" looks at important English battles including the Battle for Wales.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-08-27 09:55
The earliest example of a book bag has been found in Scotland.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-08-26 17:35
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 Wed, 2004-08-25 11:01
Twenty years after the Mary Rose was dramatically raised from the seabed, marine archaeologists have found the bow of the ship.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-08-21 14:38
Archaeologists say they have found what they believe to be the biggest medieval burial ground, in Newbury, Berkshire, near the 16th Century Litten Chapel.