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Admiral Nelson - Hero or a Mere Mortal?

Endeavour Press | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK
Endeavour Press

An article by historian and journalist Kathryn Hughes in the Guardian has stirred up a critical storm about whether Nelson was one of Britain's greatest heroes - or a petulant blowhard.

Meet Elizabeth I, The Queen Of Fashion - Modern Day Historical Figures (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 02.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Born in today's society, would Elizabeth I have reigned supreme as Queen of the Shops, like fellow red-head Mary Portas? Would 'Horrible' Henry have e...

Travelling Light at the Whitechapel Gallery

Neil Simpson | Posted 19.02.2012 | Home
Neil Simpson

How would you explain Britishness? If we were introducing a foreign ambassador to Britannia with no prior knowledge of her, save for the embarrassing 'ums' and 'ahs' of Mr Bean and Hugh Grant, we would surely draw on a few comfortable self-induced stereotypes.