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Henry II of England (From the Historia Anglorum, Chronica majora). Found in the collection of British Library. (Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

The King and his castle: how Henry II rebuilt his reputation

King Edward II locomotive to be renamed Richard III in honour of his discovery at Leicester.

Railway enthusiasts are on track with plans to rename a locomotive in honour of Richard III. Bosses at the Great Central Railway (GCR), in Loughborough, are to temporarily transform the King Edward.

Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and the Co-Op bowed to pressure after a three-year “pestering” campaign by figures including the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.   Dr Sentamu used his Easter sermon in 2010 to voice alarm after research suggested that millions of children had no idea about the meaning of the main Christian festival.   One poll even found that one in three children thought that it was the “Easter bunny’s birthday”.

Bishops' lobbying pays off as supermarkets stock "Christian" Easter Eggs

Tesco, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and the Co-Op bowed to pressure after a three-year “pestering” campaign by figures including the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. Dr Sentamu used his Easter sermon in 2010 to voice alarm after research suggested that millions of children had no idea about the meaning of the main Christian festival. One poll even found that one in three children thought that it was the “Easter bunny’s birthday”.

A miniature of Lord Randoph Churchill, Winston's father. When Lady Churchill handed Chartwell to the National Trust in 1965, many hundreds of personal family items were put into store.

Churchill's Chartwell

A miniature of Lord Randoph Churchill, Winston's father. When Lady Churchill handed Chartwell to the National Trust in many hundreds of personal family items were put into store.

The Russian Royal asked to be godmother after taking the twins' birth as a good omen...

Fabergé cutlery from Russia's last Tsarina goes on sale for £10,000

The Russian Royal asked to be godmother after taking the twins' birth as a good omen.

Beachamwell demon, Beachamwell church, Norfolk © Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey  Late medieval graffiti of a club-wielding demon, or perhaps an actor in a mummers play

Beachamwell demon, Beachamwell church, Norfolk © Norfolk Medieval Graffiti Survey Late medieval graffiti of a club-wielding demon, or perhaps an actor in a mummers play

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I love this documentary. How thorough and entertaining and educational, Will watch this again and again. SBS Shop - She-Wolves: England's Early Queens

Floral tributes are collected and taken inside the home of the late Margaret Thatcher in Chester Square, London following an announcement of her death at the age of 87

The woman who saved Britain... Now give her a state funeral: Maggie deserves it for transforming Britain, say Tory MPs

Friends and foes alike described Baroness Thatcher, pictured in as the most dominant political figure to emerge in Britain since Sir Winston Churchill – the last commoner to be honoured with a state funeral in

last type-writer made in Britain

Britain's 'last typewriter' produced - Makers of the last typewriter to be built in the UK will donate the machine to a museum, it was revealed today, bringing to an end the history of the machine in Britain.

Lord Montagu with former Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell during a campaign to promote road safety

Beaulieu motor museum founder Lord Montagu dies aged 88

Margaret Thatcher's death certificate.

Margaret Thatcher described as 'retired stateswoman' on death certificate

Margaret Thatcher's death certificate.

The Queen's Portrait Set Silver Proof 4 Coin | The Royal Mint

The Queen's Portrait Set Silver Proof 4 Coin

The Queen's Portrait Set Silver Proof 4 Coin | The Royal Mint