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The Young Victoria - A New Film

Gerald D. Swick | Published: December 15, 2009 at 10:20 pm
The Young Victoria, a new film starring Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend, brings together the unlikely pairing of Martin Scorsese and Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, to tell the story of young Queen Victoria and her beloved husband, Prince Albert.

The Morris Men of Bampton

Published: December 10, 2009 at 3:43 pm
Morris dancers from different towns wear distinctive costumes and dance to slightly different steps. Three things say a man is in England, four things make his location sure: cream teas, roundabouts, pay and display—and morris dancing on Spring bank holiday.…

Table of Contents - November 2009 British Heritage

British Heritage staff | Published: August 27, 2009 at 4:40 pm
Click image to subscribe to British Heritage magazine.Features The Wild Scottish Borders Land of abbey ruins, pele towers, fairie tales and Sir Walter Scott. By Jim Hargan Greenway House: Agatha Christie's Home Open for the first time by the National …

On the Trail of Sherlock Holmes

Siân Ellis | Published: August 27, 2009 at 4:36 pm
Through London's cityscapes and England’s countryside, British Heritage magazine visits locales associated with Sherlock Holmes and investigates the fictional detective's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Table of Contents - September 2009 British Heritage

British Heritage staff | Published: July 08, 2009 at 4:48 pm
Click to subscribe to British Heritage magazine.Features To the Brig O'Doon At home with Robert Burns: Scotland's favorite poet and greatest folk hero. By Chris Sharp A Day to Visit the English Riviera Sun, sand and swaying palm trees along …

New C. J. Sansom Novel, Revelation - WIN A COPY!

HistoryNet staff | Published: May 01, 2009 at 10:02 am
Read an excerpt from Revelation, the latest Shardlake mystery by bestselling author C. J. Sansom, get a 20% discount—or perhaps win a free copy!

Table of Contents - November 2008 British Heritage

Published: September 02, 2008 at 3:45 pm
Subscribe to British Heritage magazine today! FEATURES The Secret Life of the Yeoman Warders Daily life at the Tower of London goes on behind the scenes. By Dana Huntley The Royal Forest of Dean Tucked timelessly out of sight between …

The Lake District: A Landscape in Amber

Jim Hargan | Published: June 22, 2008 at 8:55 pm
Britain's Lake District is 900 square miles of hard, ancient mountains, surrounded on all sides by rich, level farmland. Immortalized by William Wordsworth, preserved by Beatrix Potter, Lakeland draws 14 million tourists a year.

St. Botolph's and a Tale of Two Bostons

Published: March 18, 2008 at 7:31 pm
The towns of Boston, England, and Boston, Massachusetts both owe their name to a seventh-century cleric, St. Botolph.

Table of Contents - March 2008 - British Heritage

Published: December 20, 2007 at 4:01 pm
Subscribe toBritish Heritagemagazine today! FEATURES Messing About on the Thames By Tim Lynch "Supposing we drop down on the river and have a long day of it?" The Thames Path By Sean McLachlan The National Trail leads along …

Letter From British Heritage - March 2008

Published: December 20, 2007 at 4:00 pm
Happy and Glorious for 60 Years Those of you who follow such things have been doubtless aware that Britain and her constituent peoples are in the midst of what many good folk are taking as a national identity crisis. The …

The Great Castles of North Wales

Jim Hargan | Published: December 20, 2007 at 3:54 pm
The magnificent castles of North Wales were meant to inspire terror and awe and to help Edward Longshanks unify Britain.

Table of Contents - January 2008 - British Heritage

Published: November 01, 2007 at 3:42 pm
Subscribe toBritish Heritagemagazine today! FEATURES The Stour River Valley Is a Work of ArtBy Jean Paschke The lush East Anglian landscape captured on canvas. Dover: Still the Gateway?By James Graham The historic port thrives in the …

Letter From British Heritage - January 2008

Published: November 01, 2007 at 3:37 pm
The Promise of Christmas When the darkling of the winter comes upon us, then we anticipate the coming of the solstice and Christmas and the New Year. We need these occasions of hope and assurance in the land's annual rebirth …

Dover: Still the Gateway to the Continent

James Graham | Published: November 01, 2007 at 3:30 pm
Despite dire predictions, the Channel Tunnel did not spell the demise of Dover, England's famous ferry port.

Table of Contents - November 2007 - British Heritage

Published: August 24, 2007 at 3:23 pm
Subscribe toBritish Heritagemagazine today! FEATURES Treasures and Surprises at Burghley HouseBy Dana Huntley England's grandest Elizabethan mansion still rocks! The Honours of ScotlandBy David McLaughlin The extraordinary story of Scotland's Royal Regalia. Margaret Thatcher: Iron Lady…
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