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    Lord Byron: life of the week

    Corin Throsby delves into the life, writing and love affairs of the Romantic poet Lord Byron, one of the 19th century's most scandalous celebrity...

    Temple Franklin: the real story of Benjamin Franklin’s grandson

    Benjamin Franklin served as the ambassador to France for approximately six years across the late 1770s and 1780s, intent on building a geopolitical alliance...

    My life in history: jouster at the Royal Armouries

    How did you get into jousting?I studied drama in London in the early 1980s and stage combat was taught as part of the curriculum....

    An African perspective on the history of Africa

    HomeMembershipAn African perspective on the history of AfricaAll products were chosen independently by our editorial team. This article contains affiliate links and we may...

    Alcatraz: everything you wanted to know

    Ashley Rubin answers listener questions on the infamous American prison known for its escape attemptsPublished: April 18, 2024 at 4:01 PMAlcatraz is remembered as...

    Being Black and gay in postwar Britain

    Author and journalist Jason Okundaye's new book features interviews with a community of Black gay men who lived in the London district of Brixton...

    Battle of Britain: WW2’s greatest battles

    HomeMembershipBattle of Britain: WW2's greatest battlesAll products were chosen independently by our editorial team. This article contains affiliate links and we may receive a...

    “Mad, bad and dangerous to know”: the scandalous life of Lord Byron

    Contemporary accounts suggest Byron was born with a clubfoot affecting his right side, which would have led to other physical health complications such as...

    Which of the following dates is closest to when these paintings were finished?

    HomeMembershipWhich of the following dates is closest to when these paintings were finished?Test your knowledge on art history with this quiz...Charlotte HodgmanPublished: April 18,...

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