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Blog: 10 great ideas for Valentine's Breaks. This year February 14th is a Sunday, so why not celebrate over the weekend... 
Here at Historic UK we've put our heads together and come up with a great selection of romantic places to stay for Valentine's Day. And as this year February 14th falls on a Sunday, why not make a weekend of it! 1. Stable Courtyard Rooms at Leeds Castle, Kent Castle Hotel ...
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Take a thimbleful of history, add a smattering of Christmas spirit and what do you get...?
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New Article: The 1960s, the Decade that Shook Britain
If the Fifties were in black and white, then the Sixties were in Technicolor. For many, the ‘Swinging Sixties’ remain…
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Today in 1719...the Battle of Glen Shiel, between British government troops and an alliance of Jacobites and Spanish forces. A victory for the British, this was the last battle between British forces and foreign troops on British soil. 
The Battle of Glen Shiel is a fantastic story of how the Jacobites joined forces with the Spanish in 1719…
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New Article: Flora Sandes. The indomitable Flora was the only woman to officially serve as a soldier on the front line during World War One... 
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New Article: 'Mad, bad and dangerous to know'. So Lady Caroline Lamb described her lover George Gordon Noel, sixth Baron Byron and one of the greatest Romantic poets in English literature...
'Mad, bad and dangerous to know'. That is how Lady Caroline Lamb described George Gordon Noel, sixth Baron Byron and…
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Today in 1819...the exclusive Burlington Arcade opens in London. It still boasts the oldest and smallest police force in the UK.
Burlington Arcade is a covered mall of small exclusive shops in the heart of Mayfair, London. What makes Burlington Arcade…
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New Article (including an interactive tour!): Standing at the easternmost point of Hadrian's Wall and guarding the mouth of the River Tyne lies the remains of the Roman fort of Segedunum... 
Standing at the easternmost point of Hadrian's Wall and guarding the mouth of the River Tyne lies the remains of…
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Today in 1605... Robert Catesby, charismatic ringleader of the Gunpowder plotters, is killed at Holbeche House in Staffordshire. He and Thomas Percy are apparently hit by the same musket ball, both dying soon after. Catesby's head is later taken to London and exhibited outside Parliament as a warning to others.
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Today, 15th June 2015 marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta by King John at Runnymede. The charter outlines the foundations of liberty, freedom, justice and democracy that we enjoy today. Her Majesty The Queen will be present at the anniversary commemorations at Runnymede. 
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Today in 1471...The Battle of Tewkesbury. The Yorkist King Edward IV defeats a Lancastrian Army and kills Edward, Prince of Wales. The battle marked the end of the second phase of the Wars of the Roses: Yorkist monarchs would rule England for the next fourteen years.
The Battle of Tewkesbury on 4th May 1471 proved to be one of the most decisive encounters in the Wars…
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New article: St Edmund, original Patron Saint of England. It is commonly accepted that St George is the Patron Saint of England. But should we instead be raising the White Dragon flag of St Edmund on November 20th?
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I'm not too sure. Not keen on changing history facts or memoriable people. We should better preach about St. Edmund to our new generation, not to forget to commemorate.
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Welcome to Historic UK, THE history and heritage guide to the UK. Explore with us the history, blood and guts that formed this land, and the culture, myths and legends that forged its people. Experience the history; visit a living history event or stay overnight in an ancient castle, country inn, cosy cottage or historic hotel.