Shakespeare and the Globe Theatre were opponents of the children's companies Child performers on the Elizabethan stage were subjected to abduction, cruelty and violence, reveals a study by a University
Located near the small coastal town of Maryport in northwestern England, remains of the ancient Roman fort of Alauna were first uncovered by amateur archaeologist Joseph Robinson in the late 19th century.
June 24, 1948: The Berlin blockade begins. The Berlin blockade was an early crisis of the Cold War that began when the Soviet Union, one of the four nations responsible for administering Germany in the
A gallery of female drinkers who have been barred from pubs has been unveiled, more than 100 years after it was first published. The black and white mugshots show a series of women banned from their local
The face of Mary, Queen of Scots has been recreated in 3D by a team of experts from the University of Dundee. The team were commissioned to produce a virtual sculpture of Mary's face, for a new exhibition
The Fenian movement in America was extremely active before, during and immediately after the American Civil War. It recruited Irishmen with the aim of ‘striking a blow’ for Ireland when the opportunity