Stonehenge - A Day trip from London Stonehenge is a day trip from London. But it is best to know a little of its enigmatic history before paying it a visit. In this article you can read something of the history of Stonehenge and perhaps come to understand a little of its magic.
A Visit To Stonehenge Part Two Your visit to Stonehenge continues with a history of the various stages of the erection of the stones. The article also expounds on a possible reason for the building of the stones.
The Final Section of Our Article on Stonehenge. The final section of our article on Stonehenge captures the magic of what it is like to see the stones before the ceaseless onslaught of toursit busses turn it into a human zoo. It also features information on how to travel to Stonehenge by bus and train.
The Death Of Richard the Third. Richard 111 is one of the most maligned figures in English History. However, he was also the last English King to die in battle. In this article you can read how he bravely met his death,
Shakespeare's Dark Lady of the Sonnets. One of the great mysteries surroundong the life and times of William Shakespeare is the identity of his so-called dark lady of the sonnets. In this article you can read the case for a contender whom many think may well have been that lady - Mary Fitton.
Legend of Robin Hood Robin Hood the people's champion is an important part of English folklore. In this article Richard Jones looks at how the legend of Robin Hood evolved from a violent peasant to a pastoral legend.
The Story of Robin Hood Continues. Part Two. Part two of the Robin Hood story shows how the printers of the medieval period began gathering together known ballads about the famous outlaw and how they turned him into a national and popular hero. It also looks at how the band of merry men got going.
Robin Hood The Legend Final Part In the final part of the legend of Robin Hood we look at how in the 16th century the Tudor upper classes began taking an interest in Robin Hood and so he evolved yet again to suit these more refined tastes.
Queen Mary of Scots Biography The first seciton of the Queen Mary of Scots Biography looks at how she was defeated by the Scottish nobles and was forced to flee south of the border in to England where she had little choice but to throw herself upon the mercy of her English cousin - Elizabeth 1st.
Mary Queen of Scots Timeline The Mary Queen of Scots timeline charts her years of imprisonment at a succession of English Houses and castles. Finally we look at how she became entangled in the Babington plot to assasinate Elizabeth 1st and thus her fate was sealed.
Queen Mary of Scots Queen Mary of Scots is moved to Fotheringay Castle in the great hall of which she conducts her own defence against the charges of treason brought against her.
Death of Mary Queen of Scots This section describes the death of Mary, Queen of Scots. It tells of how she awoke to a bright sunny morning and headed down the stairs to face her executioner. It also describes the grim aftermath of the events that followed her death.
Mary Queen of Scots Ending our article on Mary, Queen of Scots we follow her progress from burial in Peterborough Cathedral to her reinternment in Westminster Abbey. We also suggest where you might be able to see her ghost!
Chambercombe Manor A Haunted House In Devon Richard Jones takes you to Chambercombe Manor in Devon where he tells you the chilling tale of a very gruesome find and some equally gruesome events.Read on if you dare......