This category lists pages and sites relating to the history of England.
Berkshire History for Kids - Civil War Chaos
[ Kids ] Recounts the story of King Charles I and the events leading up to his execution. Provides links to places of interest in Berkshire.
[ Kids/Teens ] Summary of the bombings which occurred in London during the second World War. Also provides links to photographs of the events and further reading.
Chronology of Events in the History of English
[ Kids/Teens ] Concise list of key events specifically referring to the language and its evolvement. Covers the Pre-English, Anglo-Saxon, Middle and Modern periods.
The English Civil Wars
[ Kids/Teens ] A reference site on the English Civil Wars of the 17th Century. Includes an overview, information on the people involved as well as details of battles fought and tactics used.
History of England - British Empire
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Details how England conquered and managed to rule nearly a third of the world up until the beginning of the first World war. Features a short summary, exploration and background and specific countries which became part of the Empire.
An Island Story - A History of England for Boys and Girls
[ Kids/Teens ] Written by H. E. Marshall in 1920. Covers in concise detail all key events and happenings from the Roman Invasion through until World War I. Includes indexed illustrations to accompany.
Normans - The Saxon Herald
[ Kids ] Interactive newspaper style account of the Battle of Hastings and the events of 1066. Also provides further reading and illustrations.
Old Towns of England
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A searchable database which contains details of towns as they were between 1833 and 1848 from articles written at the time. Larger towns may also include sections on education, canals, railways, churches and historical events.
The Peterloo Massacre
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Offers information on the events of 16th August 1819 when a meeting of 60,000 protesters gathered to demand the reform of parliament. Fearing revolution the magistrates present ordered dispersement and the military rode into the crowd killing many.
ViewFinder - English Heritage
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A searchable database of photographic images dating from the 1840s to the present day. Includes industrial, social, architecture and archaeology.
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