Intriguing History connects people, events and places by period, century and a wide range of historic themes, across a 1000 years of British history.

  • James Watt Industrial Revolution
  • Katherine Swynford Mistress of John of Gaunt
  • Sir John Beauchamp
  • After The Battle of Waterloo
  • What Caused the Industrial Revolution?
  • John Gower 14th Century Poet
  • VE Day 1945 King George VI Speech
  • The Goldsmiths Company
  • Duke of Wellington Battle of Waterloo 1815
  • Hugh Myddleton the New River
  • The Midland Revolt 1607
  • George Duke of Clarence
A digital history that is growing and evolving over time as a project to research build and share a connected British history. Easy and quick to use, an accessible chronicle to help discover your own intriguing connections. A framework of history and events to help us all envisage the wider context in which our particular historical interests take place.

Discover make and explore your historical connections

Discover make and explore your connections, drawing upon our curated and catalogued  resources and growing collections. We can together help tell the story of the rich and varied  history of the UK  across five continents and ten centuries from the Romans to the present day.

Whether you are interested in a particular period, subject topic or theme from a family, national, global, local, social or special interest perspective we hope you will enjoy and participate in using sharing and contributing to this project.

Recent and New Additions and Updates

Recent additions new Themes and Historic Timeslines index here are being frequently created, updated and enhanced. Additions include  Intriguing People and New lists of British Monarchs and Prime Ministers, Featured themes include recent additions for Magna Carta 800 and Winston Churchill PM and Polymath A first cut of our integrated digital timeline and map for the War of the Roses now launched,and a new blog section .