Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-21 14:01
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 16:27
The 15th century east window of England's renowned York Minster is being painstakingly repaired.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-01-14 20:37
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 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 Sat, 2005-01-08 21:20
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 10:21
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 10:43
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 17:20
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 12:38
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 23:37
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 11:01
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 10:56
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 15:26
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 11:40
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 Tue, 2004-12-21 00:25
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 15:18
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 13:20
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 19:20
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 10:40
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 10:45
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?
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-12-13 15:16
Duke Arthur of Lockehaven was featured in a History Channel program about the Battle of Hastings. His Grace has provided SCAtoday.net with a behind-the-scenes peek at the filming of "Command Decisions".
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-10 13:22
A new online database has been developed that lists the collections of various museums, archives and libraries in Bath.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 17:34
Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 09:24
Marine archaeologists are excited about the discovery of parts of a medieval ship in the Thames Estuary.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 17:33
Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-03 09:43
The graves of five Saxon warriors were discovered on the weekend at Marlborough by metal detecting enthusiasts.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-11-27 16:10
"Letterwriting in Renaissance England," on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through April 2, 2005 traces the evolution of Renaissance letter-writing.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-26 20:50
Archaeologists have long wondered what medieval Carlisle, England looked like, and now, with the discovery of a 12th century bronze factory, they are closer to knowing.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-11-26 19:21
New analyses of remains at archaeological sites suggest that over-fishing in and near England became prevalent around AD 1000.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-23 16:07
The York Archaeological Trust highlights 150 artifacts from its collection of over 500,000 objects in the Treatures of York.