Through the Past...Darkly
Richard III became King of England on 6 July, 1483. The furore surrounding his discovery in 2013 was strongly reminiscent of a medieval cult of sainthood.
Modern Britain is dominated economically, culturally and politically by London, its capital city. It was not always that way.
The NHS was founded on 5 July, 1948. It has always had a close, complex, relationship with humour.
A 17th century map by the founder of lunar topography Johananes Hevelius.
Thomas More was executed on 6 July, 1535. Every generation reincarnates him in their own image.