The British people's greatest day: Cynics will say it's time to move on. But today raise a glass to the sheer ingenuity, courage and bloody mindedness of Britons like Stan Hollis, who turned a potential disaster into awesome victory
If I had to single out one moment of the struggle which represented the zenith of our national achievement, the finest of British endeavours in peace or war, then it must be the Normandy Landings, writes MAX HASTINGS.
The site of the Tower of London - top left: 40AD before the Romans, right: 400 AD, Twilight of the Roman City -bottom left: 1080 The Conquerors' Castle and right: 1200 AD the Tower enlarged. via royalarmouries org
The Beautiful Network of Ancient Roman Roads
In today's terms, it's hard to fathom how much of the world the Romans once controlled. At its peak, the Roman Empire spanned from Hadrian's Wall in Scotland...
Plan Of Part Of The City Of Westminster 1578.
MAPCO Map And Plan Collection Online : Plan Of Part Of The City Of Westminster, Copied From Radulphus Aggas's Map, Taken In The Reign Of Queen Elizabeth, 1578.
Old Medieval London Bridge, in England, United Kingdom, in 1616,..
Illustration of Old Medieval London Bridge, in England, United Kingdom, in 1616, vintage engraved illustration. Trousset encyclopedia (1886 - 1891). vector art, clipart and stock vectors. Image 13770849.
Royal Agricultural Hall during the First World War
This week we teamed up with Islington Local History Centre and Museum as part of the wider Explore Your Archive campaign to connect local archives with one another and the wider community. For this post, BPMA Archivist Helen Dafter and Islington Local History Manager Mark Aston discuss the importance of the Royal Agricultural Hall during…