Spain and England have a tumultuous and interesting history – much of which has helped to name various areas around the capital. Read on to find out the Spanish history behind the names of a few places in London.
It’s only about one-hundred fifty years old and is the second largest country in the world. It has cold winters and hot summers. People there love hockey and Tim Hortons doughnuts. That’s all you really need to know about Canada. Actually it’s not!
Some of the colourful characters that make up the history of Britain seem as if they’ve just jumped off the pages of a storybook. Making great strides in the worlds of culture, engineering, science and more, here are some of key figures that have made their mark on Britain in years gone by.
England’s capital city has a rich and fascinating history – from its humble beginnings as the Roman settlement of Londinium to the sprawling metropolis we know it as today. Having stood the test of time through wars, fires and plagues, London has been host to many dramatic events that have shaped not just the city, but the whole of the UK.
Widely influential even almost 150 years after his death, Charles Dickens contributed widely to literature, language, and English culture.