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Finding the Hidden Palace of Otford

In the article "The Lost Palace of Henry The VIII" Diarmaid Walshe tells the story of the Lost Palace of Henry VIII up to the death of Archbishop Warham in 1532. 

The Real Assassin’s Creed

The word “Assassin” is a term that has been used to describe a fedayeen group within the Nizari Ismailis State that formed when followers of Nizarism split within Ismailism, a branch of Shia Islam.

King Henry VIII’s Nonsuch Palace

Nonsuch Palace was one of Henry VIII’s largest building projects during his reign, built as a celebration of Henry’s power and grandeur, it was meant to rival that of the French King Francis I’s Château de Chambord.

Engineers discover the secret of Italian renaissance domes

A research project by engineers from Princeton University in collaboration with project partners has discovered the secret of self-supporting masonry domes from the Italian renaissance.

The Lost Palace of Henry The VIII

A small village in Kent might now be the location for a building that would be looked upon as the jewel of Tudor design.

The Roman Empire Strikes Back

The accepted date for the collapse of the Western Roman Empire was approximately 476 CE, when the last true Roman Emperor Romulus was overthrown by Odoacer, the Germanic leader who became the first Barbarian to rule Rome.

High taxes were always a problem in the Roman Empire, so what’s new?

Inscriptions tell us, that throughout history people always complained about the high taxes charged by the central government.

Cracks make historical paintings less vulnerable to environmental variations

Historical wood panel paintings with developed craquelure patterns – networks of fine cracks in the paint– are significantly less vulnerable to environmental variations than previously assumed, according to a study in the open access journal Heritage Science.

New Publication Records Northamptonshire’s Bloody History

Following on from their successful publications covering the Battles of Northampton and Edgcote during the Wars of the Roses, the two authors have collaborated on a comprehensive survey of the County’s turbulent and bloody military history.