Historical Events - All Blogs
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The British Newspaper Archive
Read about historical events at the time they were happening. Perhaps you'll discover your ancestor in their local newspaper?
This week in 1533 Henry VIII married his second wife Ann Boleyn; it became the most famous of all his six marriages and their daughter Elizabeth was one of the greatest Monarchs England has ever had.
Black Friday is an important day in the history of the Suffragette movement. On the 18th November 1910 just over 300 Suffragettes marched to the House of Commons to try and make parliament accept a bill allowing them the right to vote.