In the Kit Harington drama, special torture were reserved for those who harboured Catholics. But is there historical fact behind those bloody scenes?
Montague John Druitt lived a blessed life.
On September 28 in 1865, east London pioneer and political Elizabeth Garrett Anderson activist qualified to become Britain’s first practising woman doctor. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, one of 12 children born to a Whitechapel couple, went on to defy convention as the first Englishwoman to qualify as a doctor as well challenge society across the spectrum by championing the feminist movement. …
The team preparing the ground for a new visitor centre for the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College have uncovered remains of Greenwich Palace, birthplace of Henry VIII and his daughters Mary and Elizabeth I – a “remarkable find” according to experts. Two rooms from the grand palace – comparable in scale and grandeur to Hampton Court. A floor featuring …
A new exhibition at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, brings the shocking story right up to date – but there are still more questions than answers
73 were killed when the inevitable happened and a munitions factory in the heart of the Silvertown blew up – although the causes were kept secret for decades
The Labour leadership favourite is a man of strong principles, say his supporters. But, as Clement Atlee found, that is often not enough
Greenwich’s iconic Prime Meridian is not where you think it is. We demand answers
Volunteers identify names and backgrounds of more than 5,000 people buried in the Bedlam burial ground – including a Lord Mayor
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