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British history


  • Brexit and the End of the United Kingdom

    by Ed Simon

    Because of Boris Johnson’s ascendancy, it must be considered that it is not only inevitable that there won’t be a United Kingdom again, but that it’s necessary that there shouldn’t be. 


  • The Princess and the Press

    by Georgie Blalock

    The more details people craved about the Princess, the more the press found ways to provide them, revealing both the good and bad about Princess Margaret's life and fame. 



  • New research sheds light on largest-ever Anglo-Saxon treasure hoard

    The impressive find is now thought to include artifacts captured from kingdoms in East Anglia and Northumbria -- something researchers say "offers vivid confirmation of the widespread and brutal events" between warring English kingdoms, which have been described in near-contemporary sources from the period.


  • Trump and the Divine Rights of Kings

    by Ed Simon

    Nobody feels sorrier for themselves than a monarch who discovers that their divine right is an illusion; nobody is more liable to lash out and project the blame for their predicament.