The Battle of Hastings at Sedlescombe
George Stephenson is widely regarded as 'Father of the Railways'. On the 175th anniversary of his death, we investigate his achievements, then tour the places he lived and worked.
Henry Bessemer is best known for creating the world's first mass production process for carbon steel. On the 125th anniversary of his death, we investigate his bona fides, then tour some of the places that he lived and worked.
Charles Darwin is widely regarded as Britain's greatest scientist. Dissenters accuse him of being a charlatan and fraudster. We investigate, then tour the places he lived and worked.
Thomas Telford vies with Isambard Kingdom Brunel for the soubriquet Britain's Greatest Civil Engineer. We investigate his bona fides, then tour the places he lived and worked.
Explains our theory that Ptolemy's Novus Portus was at the place that became Old Winchelsea
Reveals some secrets of the Bayeaux Tapestry's buildings and geography
Explains our theory that the Battle of Assandun was fought near Essendon in modern Hertfordshire
Explains our theory that the Battle of Fulford was fought between York racecourse and the River Ouse