Some more historical myths deb...

Nov 6, 2012 by

Every nation has its favourite tales from the past, but how accurate are they? A lot of what we ‘know’ to be historically true can sometimes turn out to be no more than a perpetuated historical myth. We look at a few here.

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Origin of Some Popular English...

Sep 11, 2012 by

The origins of a selection of some popular English expressions and sayings.

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Some Historical Myths Debunked

Jul 27, 2012 by

Every nation has its favourite tales from the past, but how accurate are they? A lot of what we ‘know’ to be historically true can sometimes turn out to be no more than a perpetuated historical myth. We look at a few here.

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Anno Domini – Origin of ...

Sep 30, 2011 by

Anno Domini or “the year of our Lord” is the dating system we use in the West and is all but the de-facto world standard...

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1204 – The Birth of Guer...

Sep 2, 2011 by

Guernsey today is an independent crown dependency. How did this state of affairs, common to all the Channel Islands, come about ?

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The Bayeux Tapestry

Jun 10, 2011 by

The Bayeux Tapestry is probably the most important pictorial image of the 11th century. A beautiful piece of medieval art depicting a pivotal moment in Britain’s history.

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