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London’s House of the Dead – St Bride’s Charnel House

St Bride’s Church in Fleet Street is a distinctive sight on London's skyline, designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1672 after the precursor was destroyed during the Great Fire of London.

A Resistant Material Against Microorganisms is Created to Restore Cultural Heritage

Solar radiation, rain, humidity and extreme temperatures. Cultural heritage is exposed to an array of external factors that deteriorate it over time.

Who is Father Christmas?

Santa Claus and Father Christmas have become synonymous over time, with American culture seeping into aspects of many English traditions and folklore.

The Classis Britannica – The Roman Navy of Britannia

The Classis Britannica refers to a provincial naval fleet that served to protect the waters around the Roman province of Britannia and the English Channel.

Legio IX Hispana – The Lost Roman Legion

One of the most debated mysteries from the Roman period involves the disappearance of the Legio IX Hispana, a legion of the Imperial Roman Army that supposedly vanished sometime after AD 120.

Who Were the Sea People?

During the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age, civilisations across the Near East, Aegean, Anatolia, North Africa, the Caucasus, the Balkans, and the Eastern Mediterranean collapsed and vanished off the map.

Scientific Analysis Solves Puzzle About Precious Silk Textiles From AD 1100

The cathedral in Odense, Denmark, has for nine centuries held the relics of the Danish King St. Canute the Holy and his brother Benedikt.

University Study Confirms Widespread Literacy in Biblical-Period Kingdom of Judah

Researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have analyzed 18 ancient texts dating back to around 600 BCE from the Tel Arad military post using state-of-the-art image processing, machine learning technologies, and the expertise of a senior handwriting examiner.

The Lost Palace of Whitehall

The Palace of Whitehall was the primary residence of English monarchs from AD 1530 until 1698, located in Westminster, London.

The Skull Tower

The Skull Tower is a stone monument, embedded with human skulls that was constructed by soldiers of the Ottoman Empire after the Battle of Čegar in 1809.

Medieval Texts Reveal False Royal Navy Origins

Alfred the Great, King of Wessex from 871 and King of the Anglo-Saxons from 886 to 899, is widely touted as establishing England's first Royal fleet, but research led by Flinders Medieval Studies PhD candidate Matt Firth has found evidence that the Anglo-Saxons' first recorded naval victory occurred 20 years before Alfred was crowned King of Wessex and 24 years before his first recorded naval victory.

The Secret Hellfire Club and the Hellfire Caves

The Hellfire Club was an exclusive membership-based organisation for high-society rakes, that was first founded in London in 1718, by Philip, Duke of Wharton, and several of society's elites.