On the night of 4–5th November 1605, a man was arrested in the basement of the House of Lords and gave his name as John Johnson.
The Day a Bus Jumped Tower Bridge!
Tower Bridge, London's most famous bridge is 125 years old this year, it is 143ft tall, incorporates 31 million bricks and is stepped on by 40,000 people everyday!
Saint or Sinner?
In medieval times, most people couldn’t read or write, so things were communicated in pictures or in speech.
The village of Fordwich and the building of Canterbury Cathedral
The name Fordwich comes from the Old English ‘ford’ meaning a ‘a place to cross a river’ with ‘wic’ as a ‘dwelling, building or group of buildings for specific purposes or industrial settlement’; therefore, a ‘trading centre at the ford’
Queen Mary and the four Mary’s!
Mary, was 6 days old when her father (King James V of Scotland) died and she acceded to the throne of Scotland.