The Oxford Companion to British History

Editors: Cannon, John and Crowcroft, Robert
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-19-967783-2
Category: History - Great Britain -- History
Image Count: 18
Book Status: Available
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Thousands of entries offer coverage on all aspects of British history from 55 BC to the present day.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface to the first edition
  • Preface to previous revised print edition
  • Preface to second edition
  • Contributors
  • Acknowledgements from John Cannon
  • Note to the reader
  • A
  • abbeys and priories
  • Abbey theatre
  • Abbot George 1562–1633
  • abdication crisis, 1936
  • Aberconwy, peace of, 1277
  • Aberdeen,
  • Aberdeen, battle of, 1644
  • Aberdeen, cathedrals
  • Aberdeen, George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th earl of 1784–1860
  • Aberfan disaster
  • Abernethy, submission of, 1072
  • Abyssinian War, 1935–6
  • Aclea, battle of, 0851
  • Acre, defence of, 1799
  • Acre, siege of, 1189–91
  • Acton, Sir John, 1st Baron Acton 1834–1902
  • Acton Burnell, statute of, 1283
  • Acts of Parliament.
  • Adam Robert 1728–92
  • Adams Gerry.
  • Addington, Henry, 1st Viscount Sidmouth 1757–1844
  • Addison Joseph 1672–1719
  • ‘Addled Parliament’
  • Adela of Louvain
  • Adelaide
  • Aden
  • Admiralty
  • Admiralty, Court of
  • Admonition to the Parliament, 1572
  • Adomnán St
  • Adrian IV
  • Adrian, Edgar Douglas, 1st Baron Adrian 1889–1977
  • Adullamites
  • advertising
  • advowsons
  • Adwalton Moor, battle of, 1643
  • Æd
  • Ædan mac Gabhrain
  • Ælfheah
  • Ælle
  • Ælle
  • aeronautical industry
  • Æthelbald
  • Æthelbert
  • Æthelburg
  • Æthelfleda, lady of the Mercians
  • Æthelfryth
  • Æthelheard
  • Æthelnoth
  • Æthelred
  • Æthelred
  • Æthelred I
  • Æthelred, lord of the Mercians
  • Æthelred II
  • Æthelthryth St (St Ætheldreda, St Audrey)
  • Æthelwold St
  • Æthelwulf
  • Aetius Flavius
  • Afghan campaign
  • Afghan wars
  • Africa, partition of
  • Africa Company.
  • Agadir crisis, 1911
  • Agincourt, battle of, 1415
  • Agreement of the People, 1647
  • Agricola Gnaeus Iulius.
  • agricultural revolution
  • agriculture
  • Aidan St
  • aids, feudal.
  • Ailred of Rievaulx
  • air travel
  • Aix-la-Chapelle, treaty of, 1748
  • Akeman Street
  • Alabama case
  • Alanbrooke, Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount 1883–1963
  • Alba, kingdom of
  • Alban St
  • Albany, Alexander Stewart, 1st duke of
  • Albany, John Stewart, 2nd duke of
  • Albany, Murdac Stewart, 2nd duke of
  • Albany, Robert Stewart, 1st duke of
  • Albert prince consort 1819–61
  • Albert Memorial
  • Albion
  • Albuera, battle of, 1811
  • alchemy,
  • Alcock John 1430–1500
  • Alcuin
  • Aldhelm
  • Alexander I
  • Alexander II
  • Alexander III
  • Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander 1891–1969
  • Alexander, Sir William, 1st earl of Stirling
  • Alexandra
  • Alexandria, battle of, 1801
  • Alford, battle of, 1645
  • Alfred
  • Alfred the Atheling
  • Algeciras
  • Algiers, bombardment of, 1816
  • Allectus
  • allegiance, oaths of
  • Allen William 1532–94
  • Allenby, Edmund, 1st Viscount Allenby 1861–1936
  • Alliance Party
  • Alma, battle of, 1854
  • almanacks
  • Almanza, battle of, 1707
  • Almenara, battle of, 1710
  • almshouses,
  • Alnwick, battle of, 1093
  • Alnwick, battle of, 1174
  • Alnwick castle
  • Alresford, battle of.
  • Alternative Vote (AV) referendum
  • Althorp, John Charles Spencer, Viscount, 3rd Earl Spencer 1782–1845
  • Amboyna massacre, 1623
  • Ambrosius Aurelianus,
  • America
  • American Cemetery
  • American War.
  • American War of Independence, 1775–83
  • Amherst, Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron 1717–97
  • Amiens, mise of, 1264
  • Amiens, treaty of, 1802
  • Amritsar massacre, 1919
  • anabaptists or re-baptizers
  • anarchism
  • anchorites,
  • Ancrum Moor, battle of, 1545
  • Anderson Elizabeth Garrett 1836–1917
  • Andrew St
  • Andrewes Lancelot 1555–1626
  • Aneurin (late 6th cent.).
  • Angevin empire
  • Angles.
  • Anglesey
  • Anglesey, Henry William Paget, 1st marquis of 1768–1854
  • Anglicanism.
  • angling
  • Anglo-catholicism
  • Anglo-Dutch wars
  • Anglo-Irish agreement
  • Anglo-Irish ascendancy (protestant ascendancy).
  • Anglo-Irish treaty, 1921
  • Anglo-Japanese treaty, 1902
  • Anglo-Russian entente, 1907
  • Anglo-Saxon art and architecture
  • Anglo-Saxon Chronicle
  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Anglo-Scottish border.
  • Anglo-Scottish wars.
  • Angus, Archibald Douglas, 5th earl of
  • Angus, Archibald Douglas, 6th earl of
  • Angus MacFergus (Oengus MacFergus)
  • Anjou
  • Annates, Acts in Restraint of
  • Anne
  • Anne of Bohemia
  • Anne Boleyn
  • Anne of Cleves
  • Anne of Denmark
  • Anne Neville
  • Anselm St 1033–1109
  • Anson, George, 1st Baron Anson 1697–1762
  • anticlericalism,
  • Anti-Corn Law League
  • Antigua
  • Anti-Jacobin
  • antinomianism (‘against the law’)
  • Antiquaries, Society of
  • anti-slavery
  • Antonine Wall
  • Antrim
  • Anzacs
  • Apology of the Commons, 1604
  • Appeals, Act in Restraint of
  • appeasement
  • appellants
  • Apprentice Boys
  • apprenticeship
  • Aquitaine
  • Arbroath, declaration of
  • Arbroath abbey
  • Arch Joseph 1826–1919
  • archaeology
  • archbishops
  • archdeacons
  • archery
  • Arches, Court of
  • architecture
  • archives.
  • Arcot, siege of, 1751
  • Areopagitica,
  • Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 5th earl of
  • Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 1st marquis of
  • Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 9th earl of
  • Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 10th earl of
  • Argyll, Archibald Campbell, 3rd duke of
  • Argyll, Colin Campbell, Lord Lorne, 1st earl of
  • Argyll, Colin Campbell, 6th earl of
  • Argyll, John Campbell, 2nd duke of 1678–1743
  • aristocracy
  • Arkinholm, battle of, 1455
  • Arklow, battle of, 1798
  • Ark Royal
  • Arkwright Sir Richard 1732–92
  • Arlington, Henry Bennet, 1st earl of 1618–85
  • Armada, Spanish
  • Armagh
  • Armagh, archiepiscopal diocese of (archiepiscopal diocese of Ard Machae).
  • Arminianism
  • armour
  • Arms, Assize of
  • Arms, College of.
  • Armstrong, William Armstrong, 1st Baron 1810–1900
  • army
  • Arnhem, battle of, 1944
  • Arnold Matthew 1822–88
  • Arnold Thomas 1795–1842
  • Arran, Thomas Boyd, earl of
  • Arran, James Hamilton, 2nd earl of
  • Arran, James Hamilton, 3rd earl of
  • Arran, James Stewart, 4th earl of
  • Arras, Congress of, 1435
  • array, commissions of
  • Arrow War, 1856–60
  • Arsuf, battle of, 1191
  • art galleries
  • Arthur
  • Arthur Prince
  • Arthur, Prince of Wales
  • Articles of Grievances, 1689
  • Artificers, statute of, 1563
  • Arundel, Henry Fitz Alan, 12th earl of 1512–80
  • Arundel, Philip Howard, 13th earl of 1557–95
  • Arundel, Thomas Howard, 14th earl of 1585–1646
  • Arundel Thomas 1352–1414
  • Arundel castle
  • Ascham Roger
  • Ashanti wars (Asante wars).
  • Ashburton treaty, 1842
  • Ashdown, battle of, 0871
  • Ashdown, Sir Jeremy John Durham (‘Paddy’)
  • Ashingdon, battle of, 1016
  • asiento
  • Aske Robert
  • Askew Anne 1521–46
  • Asquith, Herbert Henry, 1st earl of Oxford and Asquith 1852–1928
  • Asser
  • assizes
  • associations
  • Astley Sir Jacob 1579–1652
  • Astor, Nancy W. 1879–1964
  • astrology
  • asylum
  • asylums
  • atheism
  • Athelstan
  • Athenry, battle of, 1316
  • athletics
  • Atholl, James Murray, 2nd duke of
  • Atholl, John Murray, 1st marquis of
  • Atholl, John Murray, 1st duke of
  • Atholl, John Stewart, 4th earl of
  • Atholl, Walter Stewart, earl of
  • Atholl, John of Strathbogie, earl of
  • Atlantic, battle of the, 1939–45
  • Atlantic charter
  • atom bomb.
  • Atrebates
  • Attacotti
  • attainder, Acts of
  • Atterbury Francis 1663–1732
  • Attlee, Clement, 1st Earl Attlee 1883–1967
  • attorney-general
  • Attwood Thomas 1783–1856
  • Aubrey John 1626–97
  • Auchinleck Claude 1884–1981
  • Auchinleck manuscript
  • Auckland, George Eden, 1st earl of 1784–1849
  • Auckland, William Eden, 1st Baron 1744–1814
  • Auden, W. H. 1907–73
  • Audley, Thomas, 1st Baron Audley of Walden 1488–1544
  • Audley End
  • Aughrim, battle of, 1691
  • Augustine St
  • Augustinian canons (or ‘Regular’ or ‘Black’ canons)
  • Augustinian friars (or Austin friars)
  • Auld Alliance.
  • Auldearn, battle of, 1645
  • Aulus Plautius
  • Auray, battle of, 1364
  • Austen Jane 1775–1817
  • Austin Herbert 1866–1941
  • Australia, Commonwealth of
  • Austria, relations with
  • Austrian Succession, War of the
  • Authorized Version.
  • Avon
  • Avranches, compromise of
  • Aylesbury case
  • B
  • Babbage Charles
  • Babington plot, 1586
  • Bacon, Francis, 1st Baron Verulam, 1st Viscount St Albans 1561–1626
  • Bacon Sir Nicholas 1510–79
  • Bacon Roger
  • Baden-Powell, Robert 1857–1941
  • badminton
  • Baffin William
  • Bagehot Walter 1826–77
  • Baginbun, battle of, 1170
  • Bahamas
  • Baillie Robert 1599–1662
  • Baird John Logie 1888–1946
  • Bakewell Robert 1725–95
  • Balaclava, battle of, 1854
  • balance of power
  • Baldwin
  • Baldwin Stanley 1867–1947
  • Balfour, Arthur James, 1st earl of 1848–1930
  • Balfour declaration
  • Ball John
  • ballads
  • ballet
  • Balliol Edward
  • Balliol John
  • Ballymore Hill, battle of, 1798
  • Balmoral
  • Baltimore, George Calvert, 1st Lord
  • Bamburgh castle
  • Bamford Samuel 1788–1872
  • Banbury, battle of.
  • Bancroft Richard 1544–1610
  • Banda Hastings Kamuzo
  • Bangladesh
  • Bangor, diocese of
  • Bangorian controversy
  • Bank Charter Act, 1844
  • Bank Holiday Act, 1871
  • banking
  • Banks Sir Joseph 1743–1820
  • Banks of England, Ireland, and Scotland
  • banneret and banret
  • Bannockburn, battle of, 1314
  • Banqueting House (Whitehall).
  • baptists
  • Barbados
  • Barbour John
  • Barebone's Parliament
  • Barham, Charles Middleton, 1st Lord 1726–1813
  • Baring, Evelyn, 1st earl of Cromer 1841–1917
  • Barnardo Thomas John 1845–1905
  • Barnes Robert 1495–1540
  • Barnet, battle of, 1471
  • baronets
  • barons
  • baroque
  • barrier treaties
  • Barrosa, battle of, 1811
  • Barrow Henry
  • Barrow Isaac 1630–77
  • Barrow Sir John 1764–1848
  • Barry Sir Charles 1795–1860
  • Barry James 1741–1806
  • Bartholomew
  • Barton Elizabeth
  • Basilikon doron
  • bastard feudalism
  • Bastwick John 1593–1654
  • Basutoland.
  • Bath Roman
  • post-Roman
  • Bath, Order of the
  • Bath abbey
  • Bath and Wells, diocese of
  • Bathurst, Henry, 2nd Earl Bathurst 1714–94
  • Bathurst, Henry, 3rd Earl Bathurst 1762–1834
  • ‘Bats, Parliament of’, 1426
  • Battle abbey
  • Baugé, battle of, 1421
  • Baxter Richard 1615–91
  • Bayeux Tapestry
  • Beachy Head, battle of, 1690
  • beagling
  • Beale Dorothea 1831–1906
  • bear-baiting
  • Beatles
  • Beaton David
  • Beatty, Sir David, later 1st Earl Beatty 1871–1936
  • Beauchamp, Guy de, 10th earl of Warwick
  • Beauchamp, Richard, 13th earl of Warwick 1382–1439
  • Beaufort, Edmund, duke of Somerset
  • Beaufort Henry
  • Beaufort Joan
  • Beaufort Lady Margaret 1443–1509
  • Beaufort, Thomas, duke of Exeter
  • Beaumaris castle,
  • Beaverbrook Lord 1879–1964
  • Bechuanaland.
  • Becket Thomas
  • Beckett Samuel 1900–89
  • Beckford William 1709–70
  • Bedchamber crisis, 1839
  • Bede St
  • Bedford, John of Lancaster, duke of 1389–1435
  • Bedford, Francis Russell, 4th earl of 1593–1641
  • Bedford, John Russell, 1st earl of
  • Bedford, John Russell, 4th duke of 1710–71
  • Bedford level
  • Bedfordshire
  • Bedlam, more properly Bethlem hospital,
  • Beecham Sir Thomas 1879–1961
  • Beechey Sir William 1753–1839
  • Beeton Mrs 1836–65
  • Beggar's Opera, The
  • Behn Aphra 1640–89
  • Bek Anthony
  • Belfast
  • Belgae
  • Belgium, relations with
  • Belize
  • Bell Alexander Graham 1847–1922
  • Bell Andrew 1753–1852
  • Bell George 1883–1958
  • Bell Gertrude 1868–1926
  • Bell Henry 1767–1830
  • Benbow John 1653–1702
  • Benburb, battle of, 1646
  • Benedict Biscop
  • Benedictines (or ‘black’ monks).
  • benefit of clergy
  • benevolences
  • Bengal, acquisition of
  • Bennett Arnold 1867–1931
  • Bennington, battle of, 1777
  • Benson, battle of
  • Benson Edward 1829–96
  • Bentham Jeremy 1748–1832
  • Bentinck Lord George 1802–48
  • Bentinck Lord William 1774–1839
  • Bentley Richard 1662–1742
  • Beowulf
  • Berengaria
  • Beresford John 1738–1805
  • Berkeley George 1685–1753
  • Berkeley castle
  • Berkshire
  • Berlin, Congress of, 1878
  • Bermuda
  • Bernicia, kingdom of
  • Bertha,
  • Berwick, James FitzJames, 1st duke of 1670–1734
  • Berwick, treaty of, 1357
  • Berwick, treaty of, 1560
  • Berwick-on-Tweed
  • Besant Annie 1847–1933
  • ‘Bess of Hardwick’.
  • Bessemer Sir Henry 1813–98
  • Betjeman Sir John 1906–84
  • Bevan Aneurin 1897–1960
  • Beveridge, William H. 1879–1963
  • Beverley
  • Bevin Ernest 1881–1951
  • Bewcastle cross
  • Bewick Thomas 1755–1828
  • Bible
  • Bible Christians
  • Bible Society
  • Biddle John 1615–62
  • Biedcanford, battle of
  • Big Ben,
  • Bignor
  • Bigod, Roger, 4th earl of Norfolk
  • Bigod, Roger, 5th earl of Norfolk 1245–1306
  • billeting
  • billiards and snooker
  • Bill of Rights
  • Birgham, treaty of, 1290
  • Birkbeck George 1776–1841
  • Birkenhead, HMS, 1852
  • Birkett William Norman 1883–1962
  • Birmingham
  • Birmingham, diocese of
  • Birmingham Political Union
  • Birmingham riots, 1791
  • birth control
  • bishops
  • Bishops’ wars, 1639–40
  • Black Joseph 1728–99
  • Black and Tans
  • Blackburn, diocese of
  • Black Death
  • ‘Black Dinner’, 1440
  • Blackheath, battle of, 1497
  • Black Hole of Calcutta
  • Black Parliament, 1320
  • ‘Black Prince’.
  • Blackstone Sir William 1723–80
  • Blackwater, battle of.
  • Blackwood William 1776–1834
  • Bladensburg, battle of, 1814
  • Blair Anthony (‘Tony’ Blair)
  • Blake Robert 1599–1657
  • Blake William 1757–1827
  • Blanketeers, March of the, 1817
  • blasphemy
  • Blatchford, Robert Peel Granville 1851–1943
  • Blenheim, battle of, 1704
  • Blenheim palace
  • Bligh William 1754–1817
  • Blitz
  • Bloemfontein, convention of, 1854
  • Blois, treaty of, 1572
  • Bloody Assizes
  • ‘Bloody Sunday’
  • Bloomsbury Group
  • Blore Heath, battle of, 1459
  • Blyton Enid Mary 1897–1968
  • Boat Race
  • Bodiam castle,
  • Bodley Sir Thomas 1545–1613
  • Boece Hector (Hector Boethius)
  • Boer wars
  • Bohun, Humphry de, 3rd earl of Hereford
  • Bohun, Humphry de, 4th earl of Hereford
  • Bolingbroke, Henry St John, 1st Viscount
  • Bombay (Mumbai)
  • Bondfield, Margaret G. 1873–1953
  • Boniface St
  • Bonner Edmund
  • Book of Common Order
  • Book of Common Prayer
  • Book of Homilies
  • book of sports
  • Books of Discipline
  • Boot Jesse 1850–1931
  • Booth Charles 1840–1916
  • Booth William 1829–1912
  • Boothroyd Betty
  • Booth's rising
  • Borders
  • Borneo North
  • Boroughbridge, battle of, 1322
  • borough English
  • boroughs
  • Boscawen Edward 1711–61
  • Boston,
  • Boston ‘massacre’, 1770
  • Boston Tea Party, 1773
  • Boswell James 1740–95
  • Bosworth, battle of, 1485
  • Botany Bay,
  • Bothwell, James Hepburn, 4th earl of
  • Bothwell, Francis Stewart, 1st earl of
  • Bothwell Bridge, battle of, 1679
  • Botswana
  • Boudicca
  • Boulton Matthew 1728–1809
  • boundary commission
  • Bounty, HMS
  • Bourchier Thomas
  • Bourges, treaty of, 1412
  • Bouvines, battle of, 1214
  • Bower Walter
  • bowls
  • Bow Street runners
  • Boxer Rising, 1900
  • boxing
  • Boycott Charles Cunningham 1837–97
  • Boyd, Robert, Lord
  • Boyle Robert 1627–91
  • Boyne, battle of the, 1690
  • Boys’ Brigade
  • Boy Scouts
  • Bracton Sir Henry
  • Braddock Down, battle of, 1643
  • Bradford
  • Bradford, diocese of
  • Bradford on Avon,
  • Bradlaugh Charles 1833–91
  • Bradshaw John 1602–59
  • Bradwardine Thomas 1290–1349
  • Bramham Moor, battle of, 1408
  • Brandywine, battle of, 1777
  • Braose William de
  • brass bands
  • Breadalbane, John Campbell, 1st earl of
  • ‘Bread or blood’ riots, 1816
  • Brecon cathedral.
  • Breconshire
  • Breda, declaration of, 1660
  • Breda, treaty of, 1667
  • Breedon
  • Brémule, battle of, 1119
  • Brentford, Patrick Ruthven, 1st earl of
  • Brétigny, treaty of, 1360
  • bretwalda
  • brewing
  • Brian Boru
  • Bridewell
  • bridge
  • Bridgeman Charles
  • bridges
  • Bridgwater, Francis Egerton, 3rd duke of 1736–1803
  • Brigantes
  • Briggitines
  • Bright John 1811–89
  • Brighton
  • Brigit St
  • Brihuega, battle of, 1710
  • Brindley James 1716–72
  • Bristol
  • Bristol, diocese of
  • Bristol, St Mary, Redcliffe
  • Bristol riots, 1831
  • Britain, Battle of, 1940
  • Britannia,
  • British Academy
  • British and Foreign School Society
  • British Association for the Advancement of Science
  • British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).
  • British empire
  • British Empire, Order of the
  • British Guiana.
  • British Honduras.
  • British Museum and Library
  • British National Party
  • British Somaliland
  • British Union of Fascists
  • Britons
  • Britten Benjamin 1913–76
  • Brixworth
  • ‘broad-bottom administration’
  • broad church
  • Brontë family
  • Brooke, Sir Basil, 1st Lord Brookeborough 1880–1974
  • Brooke Sir James 1803–68
  • Brooks's,
  • Brougham, Henry Peter, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux 1778–1868
  • Brown George 1914–85
  • Brown, (James) Gordon
  • Brown Lancelot
  • Browne Robert
  • Browne Sir Thomas 1605–82
  • Browning Robert 1812–89
  • Bruce Edward
  • Bruce James 1730–94
  • Bruce Marjorie
  • Bruce Robert 1210–95
  • Bruce Robert
  • Bruce, Robert I of Scotland
  • Brudenell James Thomas
  • Bruges, treaty of, 1375
  • Brummell George
  • Brunanburh, battle of, 0937
  • Brunei
  • Brunel Isambard Kingdom 1806–59
  • Brussels, treaty of
  • ‘Brutus’.
  • Brut y tywysogyon (‘Chronicle of the Princes’)
  • Bryce James 1838–1922
  • Brycheiniog
  • Buchan, Alexander Comyn, earl of
  • Buchan, John Comyn, earl of
  • Buchan, William Comyn, earl of
  • Buchan, Alexander Stewart, 1st earl of
  • Buchan, John Stewart, 3rd earl of
  • Buchanan George 1506–82
  • Buckingham, John Sheffield, 1st duke of 1647–1721
  • Buckingham, Edward Stafford, 3rd duke of 1478–1521
  • Buckingham, Henry Stafford, 2nd duke of 1455–83
  • Buckingham, George Villiers, 1st duke of 1592–1628
  • Buckingham, George Villiers, 2nd duke of 1628–87
  • Buckingham palace
  • Buckinghamshire
  • budget
  • ‘Bulge, battle of the’, 1944
  • Buller, Sir Redvers Henry 1839–1906
  • Bunker Hill, battle of, 1775
  • Bunyan John 1628–88
  • Burbage Richard
  • Burdett Sir Francis 1770–1844
  • Burford, battle of
  • burgages
  • Burgh Hubert de
  • Burghley, William Cecil, 1st Lord 1520–98
  • burghs,
  • Burgoyne John 1723–92
  • Burke Edmund 1729–97
  • Burke and Hare
  • Burley-on-the-hill,
  • Burlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd earl of Burlington and 4th earl of Cork 1684–1753
  • Burma (Myanmar)
  • Burma campaigns
  • Burmese wars
  • Burnell Robert
  • Burnet Gilbert 1643–1715
  • Burney Charles 1726–1814
  • Burney Frances (Fanny)
  • Burns, John E. 1858–1943
  • Burns Robert 1759–96
  • Burton Sir Richard 1821–90
  • Bury St Edmunds and Ipswich, diocese of
  • Busaco, battle of, 1810
  • buses
  • Buss Frances Mary 1827–94
  • Bute, John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd marquis of 1847–1900
  • Bute, John Stuart, 3rd earl of
  • butler
  • Butler Joseph 1692–1752
  • Butler Josephine 1828–1906
  • Butler Richard Austen 1902–82
  • Butler Samuel 1612–80
  • Butler Samuel 1835–1902
  • Butt Dame Clara 1872–1936
  • Butt Isaac 1813–79
  • Butterfield William 1814–1900
  • Butterworth George 1885–1916
  • Buxton Thomas Fowell 1786–1845
  • Bye plot, 1603
  • Byland, battle of, 1322
  • Byng, George, 1st Viscount Torrington 1664–1733
  • Byng John 1704–57
  • Byrd William
  • Byron, George Gordon, 6th Baron Byron 1788–1824
  • Byron, John, 1st Baron Byron 1599–1652
  • C
  • cabal
  • cabinet
  • Cabot John (d. 1498) and Sebastian (1474–1557).
  • Cade Jack
  • Cadoc, St.
  • Cadwaladr
  • Cadwaladr
  • Cadwallon
  • Cadwgan (Cadogan)
  • Cædmon
  • Cædwalla
  • Caen, treaty of, 1091
  • Caerleon
  • Caernarfon castle
  • Caernarfonshire
  • Caerphilly castle,
  • Caerwent
  • Caesar Julius.
  • Cairns, Hugh, 1st Earl Cairns 1819–85
  • Caistor by Norwich,
  • Calais, possession of
  • Calais, treaty of, 1360
  • Calcutta (Kolkata)
  • Caledonii
  • calendar reform, 1751
  • Calgacus
  • Callaghan James 1912–2005
  • Calvert George
  • Calvinism,
  • Cambridge, George, 2nd duke of 1819–1904
  • Cambridge, Great St Mary's
  • Cambridge, Richard of Conisborough, 1st earl of 1385–1415
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Cambridge University
  • Cambuskenneth abbey
  • Camden, battle of, 1780
  • Camden, Charles Pratt, 1st Earl 1714–94
  • Camden, John Jeffreys Pratt, 2nd Earl and 1st Marquis 1759–1840
  • Camden William 1551–1623
  • Cameron David (William Donald)
  • Cameron Donald 1695–1748
  • Cameron Richard 1648–80
  • Cameronians
  • Cameroon
  • Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).
  • Campbell, Sir Colin, 1st Baron Clyde 1792–1863
  • Campbell-Bannerman, Sir Henry 1836–1908
  • Campbell family
  • Campden Wonder
  • Camperdown, battle of, 1797
  • Campion Edmund 1540–81
  • Canada
  • canal system
  • Canning, Charles John, 1st Earl 1812–62
  • Canning George 1770–1827
  • canon law
  • Canterbury Roman
  • post-Roman
  • Canterbury, metropolitan diocese of
  • Canterbury, quitclaim of, 1189
  • Canterbury Tales
  • Cantiaci
  • Cape Breton Island
  • Cape Finisterre, battles of, 1747
  • Cape of Good Hope
  • Cape Passaro, battle of, 1718
  • Cape St Vincent, battle of, 1797
  • capitalism
  • capital punishment
  • Caracalla
  • Caratacus,
  • Carausius.
  • Carberry Hill, encounter at, 1567
  • Carbisdale, battle of, 1650
  • Cardiff
  • Cardigan, James Brudenell, 7th earl of 1797–1868
  • Cardiganshire
  • cards, playing
  • Cardwell Edward 1813–86
  • Carey George
  • Carey Henry
  • Carham, battle of, 1018
  • Carisbrooke castle
  • Carlile Richard 1790–1843
  • Carlisle, Charles Howard, 1st earl of 1628–85
  • Carlisle, Charles Howard, 3rd earl of 1669–1738
  • Carlisle, diocese of
  • Carlisle, statute of, 1307
  • Carlton Club
  • Carlyle Thomas 1795–1881
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Carmelites
  • Carnarvon, Henry Molyneux Herbert, 4th earl of 1831–90
  • Carnatic wars
  • Carnegie Andrew 1835–1919
  • Caroline of Brandenburg-Anspach
  • Caroline of Brunswick
  • carols
  • Carr, Robert, 1st Viscount Rochester, 1st earl of Somerset
  • Carrington, Peter, 6th Baron Carrington
  • Carroll Lewis, pseudonym of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
  • Carson Sir Edward 1854–1935
  • Carstares William 1649–1715
  • Carteret, John, 2nd Baron Carteret, 1st Earl Granville 1690–1763
  • Carthusians
  • Cartimandua,
  • cartography.
  • Cartwright Edmund 1743–1823
  • Cartwright Major John 1740–1824
  • Cartwright Thomas 1535–1603
  • Carvetii
  • Casablanca conference
  • Casement Sir Roger 1864–1916
  • Cashel, archiepiscopal diocese of
  • Cashel, Council of, 1171
  • Casket Letters
  • Cassivellaunus
  • Castillon, battle of, 1453
  • ‘Castlebar races’, 1798
  • Castle Howard,
  • Castlereagh, Robert Stewart, Viscount, 2nd marquess of Londonderry 1769–1822
  • castles
  • Cat and Mouse Act, 1913
  • Cateau-Cambrésis, treaty of, 1559
  • cathedrals
  • Catherine of Aragon
  • Catherine of Braganza
  • Catherine Howard
  • Catherine Parr
  • Catherine of Valois
  • Catholic Apostolic Church
  • Catholic Association, 1823–9
  • catholic emancipation
  • catholicism
  • Catholic University of Ireland
  • Cato Street conspiracy
  • Catterick, battle of,
  • Catuvellauni
  • Cavalier Parliament, 1661–79
  • cavaliers
  • Cavell Edith 1865–1915
  • Cavendish Lord Frederick 1836–82
  • Cavendish Henry 1731–1810
  • Cavendish Thomas 1560–92
  • Cavendish William
  • Cawnpore (Kanpur)
  • Caxton William
  • Ceawlin
  • Cecil Sir Robert 1563–1612
  • celibacy, clerical
  • céli Dé,
  • Celtic church
  • Celts
  • censorship
  • Census Act, 1800
  • Central
  • Cenwalh
  • Cenwulf
  • Ceolnoth, archbishop of Canterbury
  • Ceolwulf
  • ceorl
  • ceramics
  • Cerdic, House of
  • Ceylon.
  • Chad St (St Ceadda)
  • Chadwick Edwin 1800–90
  • Chalgrove Field, battle of, 1643
  • chamber
  • Chamberlain Sir Austen 1863–1937
  • Chamberlain Joseph 1836–1914
  • chamberlain, lord great
  • Chamberlain, (Arthur) Neville
  • Chambers Ephraim
  • Chambers William 1800–83
  • Chambers Sir William 1723–96
  • champion of England
  • Chanak crisis
  • Chancellor Richard
  • chancellor of the Exchequer
  • Chancery, Court of
  • Chandos Sir John
  • Channel Islands
  • Channel Tunnel
  • Chantrey Sir Francis 1781–1841
  • chantries
  • Chaplin Charles 1889–1977
  • chapters and chapter houses
  • Charge of the Light Brigade, 1854
  • charity schools
  • Charlemont, James Caulfeild, 1st earl of
  • Charles I
  • Charles II
  • Charles, prince of Wales
  • Charles Thomas 1755–1814
  • Charleston, battle of, 1780
  • Charlotte Augusta, Princess 1796–1817
  • Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
  • charters
  • chartism
  • Chatham naval base
  • Chatsworth House
  • Chaucer Geoffrey
  • Chaumont, treaty of, 1814
  • Chedworth
  • Cheke Sir John 1514–57
  • Chelmsford, diocese of
  • Royal Hospital Chelsea
  • Cheltenham Gold Cup
  • chemical industry
  • Chepstow castle
  • Chequers,
  • Cheriton, battle of, 1644
  • Cheshire,
  • chess
  • Chester
  • post-Roman
  • Chester, battle of
  • Chester, diocese of
  • Chesterfield, battle of, 1266
  • Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th earl of 1694–1773
  • Chester-le-Street, diocese of
  • Chesterton Gilbert Keith 1874–1936
  • Chevy Chase, battle of.
  • Chichele Henry
  • Chichester Roman
  • Chichester, Arthur, 1st Baron
  • Chichester, diocese of
  • Chichester-Clark, James, Lord Moyola
  • Child, Sir Josiah, baronet
  • childbirth
  • Childers Robert Erskine 1870–1922
  • children
  • Chillingworth William 1602–44
  • Chiltern hundreds
  • Chimney Sweeps Act, 1875
  • China, relations with
  • China wars
  • Chippendale Thomas 1718–79
  • Chippenham, battle of, 0878
  • Chippenham, treaty of.
  • chivalry
  • choirs
  • cholera,
  • Christadelphians
  • Christianity,
  • Christian socialism.
  • Christmas
  • Church Army
  • church commissioners.
  • churches.
  • Churchill Lord Randolph 1849–95
  • Churchill, Sir Winston Leonard Spencer 1874–1965
  • Church in Wales
  • Church Missionary Society
  • Church of England
  • Church of Ireland
  • Church of Scotland
  • churchwardens
  • cinema
  • Cinque Ports
  • Cintra, convention of, 1808
  • Cirencester
  • Cistercians (or ‘white’ monks)
  • Ciudad Rodrigo, battle of, 1812
  • civil law
  • civil list
  • civil service
  • civil wars, 1642–51
  • Claim of Right, 1689
  • clans
  • Clapham sect
  • Clapperton Hugh 1788–1827
  • Clare Gilbert de
  • Clare Gilbert de
  • Clare Gilbert de
  • Clare Richard de
  • Clare Richard de
  • Clarence, Albert Victor Christian Edward, duke of 1864–92
  • Clarence, George, 1st duke of 1449–78
  • Clarence, Thomas, 1st duke of 1388–1421
  • Clarendon, Assize of
  • Clarendon, constitutions of
  • Clarendon, Edward Hyde, 1st earl of 1609–74
  • Clarendon, Henry Hyde, 2nd earl of 1638–1709
  • Clarendon, George Villiers, 4th earl of 1800–70
  • Clarendon code
  • Clarendon palace
  • Clarkson Thomas 1760–1846
  • class
  • Classicianus.
  • Classis Britannica
  • Claudius.
  • Clegg Nick (William Peter)
  • Cleland William
  • clerk register
  • Cleveland
  • Clifford, Thomas Clifford, 1st Baron 1630–73
  • Clinton Sir Henry 1730–95
  • Clitherow St Margaret 1556–86
  • Clive Robert 1725–74
  • Clodius Albinus.
  • Clogher, diocese of (diocese of Clochar mac nDaimine).
  • Clontarf, battle of, 1014
  • cloth industry.
  • club-men
  • clubs
  • Cluniacs
  • Clwyd
  • Cnut
  • Coalbrookdale
  • coal industry
  • Cobbett William 1763–1835
  • Cobden Richard 1804–65
  • Cochrane, Thomas, 10th earl of Dundonald
  • Cockburn Henry 1779–1854
  • cock-fighting
  • Codrington Sir Edward 1770–1851
  • coercion bills,
  • coffee-houses
  • Coggan Donald 1909–2000
  • Cogidubnus,
  • coins and currency
  • Coke Sir Edward 1552–1634
  • Coke, Thomas William, 1st earl of Leicester 1754–1842
  • Colchester
  • Coldstream Guards
  • Cold War
  • Colenso John 1814–83
  • Coleridge Samuel Taylor 1772–1834
  • Colet John 1467–1519
  • College of Arms
  • Collingwood, Cuthbert, 1st Baron 1750–1810
  • Collins Michael 1890–1922
  • Collins, (William) Wilkie
  • Colonial Office
  • Colquhoun Patrick 1745–1820
  • Columba St
  • Columbanus St
  • Combination Acts, 1799–1800
  • comics
  • ‘commercial revolution’
  • Committee of Articles (Lords of the Articles).
  • Commius
  • common law
  • Common Market.
  • Common Pleas, Court of
  • Commons, House of
  • Commonwealth
  • Commonwealth of Nations
  • Common Wealth Party
  • Communist Party of Great Britain
  • commutation
  • companies, trading
  • compositions of delinquency
  • comprehension
  • Compton Henry 1632–1713
  • compurgation or law-wager
  • computing and information technology
  • Comyn John
  • Comyn John
  • Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
  • Congested Districts Board
  • Congregation, Lords of, 1557
  • congregationalists
  • Congress system
  • Congreve William 1670–1729
  • Connacht (Connaught),
  • Connolly James 1868–1916
  • Conrad Joseph 1857–1924
  • conscription
  • Conservative Party
  • consistory courts
  • constable
  • Constable Archibald 1774–1827
  • Constable John 1776–1837
  • Constans
  • Constantín, son of Fergus
  • Constantine
  • Constantine III
  • Constantine I
  • Constantine II
  • Constantine III
  • Constantius I
  • constitution
  • constitutional history
  • construction industry
  • Conventicles Act, 1664
  • Convention of Estates, 1689
  • Convention of royal burghs
  • Convention Parliaments
  • conversion of England.
  • convocations of Canterbury and York
  • Conway, treaty of.
  • Conwy castle
  • Cook James 1728–79
  • Cooper Samuel 1609–72
  • Co-operative movement
  • Coote Sir Eyre 1726–83
  • Copenhagen, battle of, 1801
  • copyhold
  • copyright
  • Coram Thomas 1668–1751
  • Corbeil, treaty of, 1326
  • Corbridge
  • Corfe castle
  • Coritani
  • Cork, diocese of (diocese of Corcach már Muman).
  • Corn Laws
  • Cornovii
  • Cornwall
  • Cornwall, duchy of
  • Cornwallis, Charles, 1st Marquis Cornwallis 1738–1805
  • coronations
  • Coronel, battle of, 1914
  • coroner
  • Corporation Act, 1661
  • corporations
  • corresponding societies
  • Corrichie, battle of, 1562
  • Corrupt Practices Act, 1883
  • Cort Henry 1740–1800
  • Corunna, battle of, 1809
  • Cosgrave, W. T. 1880–1965
  • Cotman John Sell 1782–1842
  • Cottenham, Charles Christopher Pepys, 1st earl of 1781–1851
  • Cottington, Francis, 1st Baron Cottington
  • cotton industry
  • Council, Great.
  • Council for Wales in the Marches
  • Council of State, 1649–60
  • Council of the North
  • counties
  • country houses
  • County Councils Act, 1888
  • county courts
  • Courcy John de
  • court
  • court and country party
  • Courtenay, Edward, 11th earl of Devon 1526–56
  • Courtenay, Henry, 10th earl of Devon
  • Courtenay William
  • Court of Session
  • courts leet
  • courts martial
  • covenanters
  • Covent Garden
  • Coventry
  • Coventry, diocese of
  • Coventry, Thomas Coventry, 1st Baron 1578–1640
  • Coverdale Miles 1488–1568
  • Cowes regatta
  • Cowper, William, Ist Earl Cowper 1664–1724
  • Crabbe George 1754–1832
  • Craftsman, The: or, The Countryman's Journal
  • Craig, James, 1st Viscount Craigavon 1871–1940
  • Cranfield, Lionel, 1st earl of Middlesex 1575–1645
  • Cranmer Thomas 1489–1556
  • Crashaw Richard
  • Cravant, battle of, 1423
  • Crécy, battle of, 1346
  • Crediton, diocese of
  • cricket
  • crime
  • Crimean War, 1853–6
  • criminal law
  • Cripps Sir Stafford 1889–1952
  • Crofters’ Act, 1886
  • Croker John Wilson 1780–1857
  • Cromarty, George Mackenzie, 1st earl of
  • Crome John 1768–1821
  • Crompton Samuel 1753–1827
  • Cromwell Henry 1628–74
  • Cromwell Oliver 1599–1658
  • Cromwell Richard 1626–1712
  • Cromwell Thomas
  • Cropredy Bridge, battle of, 1644
  • croquet
  • Crotoy, battle of, 1347
  • Crowley Sir Ambrose 1658–1713
  • crown.
  • Cruikshank George 1792–1878
  • crusades
  • Crystal Palace
  • Cubitt Thomas 1788–1855
  • Cuilén
  • Cullen Paul 1803–78
  • Culloden, battle of, 1746
  • Cumberland
  • Cumberland, Ernest Augustus, duke of 1771–1851
  • Cumberland, William Augustus, 1st duke of 1721–65
  • Cumbria
  • Cum universi, 1192
  • Cunedda
  • Cunningham, Andrew, 1st Viscount Cunningham 1883–1963
  • Cunobelinus
  • curia regis.
  • Curragh mutiny
  • Curzon, George Nathaniel, 1st Marquis Curzon 1859–1925
  • customs and excise
  • custos rotulorum
  • Cuthbert St
  • Cuthred
  • Cutty Sark
  • cycling
  • Cynegils
  • Cynewulf
  • Cyprus
  • D
  • Dafydd ap Gruffydd
  • Dafydd ap Llywelyn
  • Dáil Éireann
  • Daily Telegraph
  • Dalhousie, James Andrew Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquis and 10th Earl 1812–60
  • Dalriada, kingdom of
  • Dalrymple, James, 1st Viscount Stair
  • Dalrymple, John, 1st earl of Stair
  • Dalrymple, John, 2nd earl of Stair
  • Dalton John 1766–1844
  • dame schools
  • Damnonii
  • Dampier William 1652–1715
  • Danby, Thomas Osborne, 1st earl of, marquis of Carmarthen, and duke of Leeds 1632–1712
  • dance,
  • Danegeld
  • Danelaw
  • Darby Abraham 1677–1717
  • Darcy, Thomas Darcy, 1st Baron
  • Dardanelles campaign.
  • Darien venture
  • ’Dark Ages’
  • Darling Grace 1815–42
  • Darnley, Henry Stewart, Lord 1545–67
  • Dartmouth, George Legge, 1st Baron 1648–91
  • Dartmouth, William Legge, 2nd earl of 1731–1801
  • darts
  • Darwin Charles 1809–82
  • David I
  • David II
  • David St (St Dewi)
  • Davidson Randall 1848–1930
  • Davies, (Edward) Clement
  • Davies Emily 1830–1921
  • Davies Sir John 1569–1626
  • Davies Richard
  • Davis John
  • Davitt Michael 1846–1906
  • Davy Sir Humphry 1778–1829
  • Days of Prayer
  • D-Day
  • deacon
  • dean
  • death duties
  • Declaration of Independence, 1776
  • Declaration of Rights, 1689
  • Declarations of Indulgence
  • Declaratory Act, 1766
  • decolonization
  • Decorated style.
  • Dee John 1527–1608
  • Deerhurst
  • De facto Act, 1495
  • Defence, Ministry of
  • Defenders
  • Defoe Daniel
  • Degeangli
  • Degsastan, battle of, 0603
  • De heretico comburendo, 1401
  • Deheubarth
  • Deira, kingdom of
  • deism
  • Delius Frederick 1862–1934
  • demesne
  • Demetae
  • democracy
  • Democratic Unionist Party (DUP).
  • Denain, battle of, 1712
  • Denbighshire
  • Denman, Thomas, 1st Baron Denman 1779–1854
  • Denmark, relations with
  • Denning, Alfred, Lord 1899–1999
  • dentistry, development of
  • Derby
  • Derby, diocese of
  • Derby, Thomas Stanley, 1st earl of
  • Derby, Edward Stanley, 14th earl of 1799–1869
  • Derby, Edward Stanley, 15th earl of 1826–93
  • Derby, James Stanley, 7th earl of 1607–51
  • Derby Dilly
  • Derbyshire
  • Dermot MacMurrough
  • Derry, diocese of
  • deserted villages
  • Despenser Henry
  • Despenser, Hugh, 1st earl of Winchester 1261–1326
  • Dettingen, battle of, 1743
  • Deusdedit
  • de Valera, Eamon 1882–1975
  • devolution
  • Devon
  • Devonshire, Spencer Compton Cavendish, 8th duke of, marquis of Hartington 1833–1908
  • Devonshire, William Cavendish, 1st duke of 1641–1707
  • Devonshire, William Cavendish, 4th duke of 1720–64
  • Devoy John 1842–1928
  • dialects
  • Dialogus de Scaccario
  • Diamond Jubilee, 1897
  • Diamond Jubilee, 2012
  • Diana, princess of Wales 1961–97
  • Dickens, Charles John Huffam 1812–70
  • Dictionary of National Biography
  • Dieppe assault, 1942
  • Digby, George, 2nd earl of Bristol 1612–77
  • Diggers
  • Dilke Sir Charles 1843–1911
  • Dillon John 1851–1927
  • diplomatic history
  • Disestablishment
  • dispensing power
  • Disraeli, Benjamin, 1st earl of Beaconsfield 1804–81
  • Disruption
  • dissent
  • dissenting academies
  • dissolution of the monasteries
  • distraint of knighthood
  • divine right of kings
  • divorce
  • Dobunni
  • docks and ports
  • Doctors’ Commons
  • Dodington, George Bubb, 1st Baron Melcombe Regis 1691–1762
  • Doe, John.
  • Dogger Bank, battle of the, 1915
  • Dollar, battle of
  • Domesday Book
  • domestic service
  • domestic system
  • Dominica
  • Dominicans
  • dominion status
  • Donald I
  • Donald II
  • Donald III
  • Donne John 1572–1631
  • Dorchester (Dorset).
  • Dorchester-on-Thames, diocese of
  • Dorset
  • Dorset, Henry Grey, 3rd marquis of, duke of Suffolk 1517–54
  • Dorset, Thomas Sackville, 1st earl of
  • Douglas Sir Archibald
  • Douglas, Archibald Douglas, 3rd earl of
  • Douglas, Archibald Douglas, 4th earl of [S], lord of Galloway and Annandale, duke of Touraine
  • Douglas, Archibald Douglas, 5th earl of
  • Douglas Gavin
  • Douglas Sir James
  • Douglas, James Douglas, 2nd earl of
  • Douglas, James Douglas of Balvenie, 7th earl of
  • Douglas, James Douglas, 9th earl of
  • Douglas, William Douglas, 8th earl of
  • Douglas cause
  • Dover, treaty of, 1364
  • Dover, treaty of, 1670
  • Dover castle
  • Dowding, Hugh, 1st Baron Dowding 1882–1970
  • Dowland John
  • Down
  • Down, diocese of (diocese of Dún Lethglaisse).
  • Downing Street
  • Downs, battle of the, 1652
  • Downs, battle of the, 1666
  • Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan 1859–1930
  • Drake Sir Francis
  • drama.
  • dreadnought
  • dress
  • Drogheda
  • druids
  • Drumclog, battle of, 1679
  • Drummond Thomas 1797–1840
  • Drury Lane
  • Dryden John 1631–1700
  • Dub
  • Dublin
  • Dublin, archiepiscopal diocese of (archiepiscopal diocese of Áth Cliath).
  • Dublin, kingdom of
  • Dublin, treaty of, 1646
  • Dublin castle
  • Dudley Dud 1599–1684
  • Dudley Edmund
  • duelling
  • Duffy, Sir Charles Gavan 1816–1903
  • Dugdale Sir William 1605–86
  • duke
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Dumnonia, kingdom of
  • Dumnonii
  • Dunbar, battle of, 1296
  • Dunbar, battle of, 1650
  • Dunbar William
  • Dunblane, diocese of
  • Duncan I
  • Duncan II
  • Duncan Adam 1731–1804
  • Duncan Smith, (G.) Iain
  • Dundalk, battle of, 1318
  • Dundas, Henry, 1st Viscount Melville 1742–1811
  • Dundee
  • Dundee, John Graham, 1st Viscount
  • Dunes, battle of the, 1658
  • Dunfermline abbey
  • Dungan Hill, battle of, 1647
  • Dungeness, battle of, 1652
  • Dunkeld, battle of, 1689
  • Dunkeld, diocese of
  • Dunkirk
  • Dunlop John Boyd 1840–1921
  • Dunnichen Moor, battle of.
  • Dunning's motion
  • Duns Scotus, John
  • Dunstable John
  • Dunstan St
  • Dunwich, diocese of
  • Dupplin Moor, battle of, 1332
  • Durham
  • Durham, city of
  • Durham, diocese of
  • Durham, John Lambton, 1st earl of 1792–1840
  • Durham, treaties of
  • Durham Report
  • Durotriges
  • Dussindale, battle of, 1549
  • Dyfed
  • Dyfed, kingdom of (kingdom of Demetia).
  • Dyrham, battle of, 0577
  • E
  • Eadgyth
  • Eadgyth,
  • Eadwig
  • Ealdgyth,
  • ealdorman
  • Ealdred
  • Eardwulf
  • earls
  • Earls Barton
  • Early English architecture.
  • East Anglia, kingdom of
  • Easter
  • Eastern Association
  • Eastern Question
  • Easter Rising
  • East India Company
  • Eastland Company
  • East Saxons, kingdom of.
  • East Sussex.
  • Ecclesiastical Commission, 1686
  • ecclesiastical commissioners
  • ecclesiastical courts
  • ecclesiastical history
  • Ecclesiastical Titles Act, 1851
  • Ecgfrith
  • economical reform
  • economic history
  • Eden, Anthony, 1st earl of Avon 1897–1977
  • Eden, William, Lord Auckland
  • Edgar
  • Edgar
  • Edgar the Atheling
  • Edgecote, battle of, 1469
  • Edgehill, battle of, 1642
  • Edinburgh,
  • Edinburgh, Philip, duke of
  • Edinburgh, St Giles
  • Edinburgh, treaty of, 1328
  • Edinburgh, treaty of, 1474
  • Edinburgh, treaty of, 1560
  • Edinburgh castle
  • Edinburgh Review
  • Edington, battle of, 0878
  • Edmund
  • Edmund I
  • Edmund II
  • Edmund,
  • Edred
  • education.
  • Education Acts
  • Education Board (Ireland).
  • Edward
  • Edward
  • Edward
  • Edward I
  • Edward II
  • Edward III
  • Edward IV
  • Edward V
  • Edward VI
  • Edward VII
  • Edward VIII
  • Edward, duke of York
  • Edward, prince of Wales
  • Edward, prince of Wales 1453–71
  • Edward, prince of Wales
  • Edward the Atheling
  • Edward Balliol
  • Edward Bruce
  • Edwin
  • Egbert
  • Egypt
  • Eikon basilike or King's Book
  • eisteddfod,
  • El Alamein, battle of, 1942
  • Eldon, John Scott, 1st earl of 1751–1838
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Eleanor of Castile
  • Eleanor of Provence
  • Eleanor crosses
  • electricity industry
  • ‘Eleven Years Tyranny’
  • Elgar Edward 1857–1934
  • Elgin marbles
  • Eliot George 1819–80
  • Eliot Sir John 1592–1632
  • Eliot, T. S. 1888–1965
  • Elizabeth I
  • Elizabeth II
  • Elizabeth of Bohemia 1596–1662
  • Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
  • Elizabeth Woodville
  • Elizabeth of York
  • Ellendun, battle of, 0825
  • Elmet, kingdom of
  • Elmham, diocese of
  • Eltham palace
  • Ely, diocese of
  • Elyot Sir Thomas
  • emigration
  • Emma of Normandy
  • Emmet Robert 1778–1803
  • Empson Sir Richard
  • enclosures
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica
  • Engagement, 1647
  • Engels Friedrich 1820–95
  • engineering industry
  • England, kingdom of
  • Englefield, battle of, 0871
  • English Heritage,
  • English language
  • Englishry
  • entail
  • Entente cordiale
  • environment
  • Eochaid
  • Episcopal Church of Scotland
  • episcopalianism
  • Epstein Sir Jacob 1880–1959
  • Erik Bloodaxe
  • Ermengarde de Beaumont
  • Ermine Street
  • Erskine Thomas 1750–1823
  • escheat
  • espionage.
  • Essex
  • Essex, kingdom of
  • Essex, Arthur Capel, 1st earl of 1631–83
  • Essex, Robert Devereux, 2nd earl of 1566–1601
  • Essex, Robert Devereux, 3rd earl of 1591–1646
  • Essex, William Parr, earl of
  • Étaples, treaty of, 1492
  • Eton College
  • Etty William 1787–1849
  • European Communities Act, 1972
  • European Economic Community
  • European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
  • European Union.
  • Eustace Prince
  • evangelicalism
  • Evelyn John 1620–1706
  • Evesham, battle of, 1265
  • examinations
  • Exchequer
  • Excise crisis, 1733
  • Exclusion crisis
  • Exeter Roman,
  • post-Roman
  • Exeter, diocese of
  • Exeter, Thomas Beaufort, 1st duke of
  • Exeter, Henry Holand, 2nd duke of 1430–75
  • Exeter, John Holand, 1st duke of 1395–1447
  • exploration
  • extradition
  • Eyre
  • F
  • Fabian Society
  • Factory Acts
  • factory system
  • Fairfax, Ferdinando Fairfax, 2nd Baron
  • Fairfax Sir Thomas 1612–71
  • Fairford church
  • fairies
  • fairs,
  • Falaise, treaty of, 1174
  • Falkirk, battle of, 1298
  • Falkirk, battle of, 1746
  • Falkland, Lucius Cary, 2nd Viscount
  • Falkland palace
  • Falklands, battle of the, 1914
  • Falklands War
  • family history
  • famine
  • Famine, Irish
  • Faraday Michael 1791–1867
  • Farington Joseph 1747–1821
  • farming and estate management
  • Fascists, British Union of.
  • Fashoda crisis, 1898
  • Faulkner Brian 1921–77
  • Fawkes Guy (Guido)
  • fealty
  • Felix St
  • feminist history
  • Fenians.
  • Fens, drainage of
  • Ferguson Harry 1884–1960
  • Fermanagh,
  • Ferrar Robert
  • Fethanleag, battle of
  • feudal aids
  • feudalism
  • fidei defensor (Defender of the Faith).
  • fief (or fee).
  • Field John 1782–1837
  • Fielden John 1784–1849
  • Fielding Henry 1707–54
  • Field of Cloth of Gold, 1520
  • Fields Gracie 1898–1979
  • field systems
  • Fife
  • Fifteen rising.
  • Fifth Monarchy men
  • Fiji
  • film industry
  • Financial Crisis
  • financial revolution
  • Finn Barr, St
  • Finn mac Cumhaill (McCool)
  • first fruits
  • First World War
  • Fishbourne
  • Fisher Geoffrey 1887–1972
  • Fisher John 1469–1535
  • Fisher, Sir John, 1st Baron Fisher 1841–1920
  • Fishguard invasion, 1797
  • fishing.
  • fishing industry
  • Fitzgerald Lord Edward 1763–98
  • Fitzgerald, Gerald, 8th earl of Kildare
  • Fitzgerald, Gerald, 9th earl of Kildare
  • Fitzgerald, Gerald, 14th earl of Desmond
  • Fitzgerald James Fitzmaurice
  • Fitzgerald, James, 15th earl of Desmond
  • Fitzgerald, Thomas, 10th earl of Kildare
  • FitzGibbon, John, 1st earl of Clare
  • Fitzhamon Robert
  • FitzNigel Richard
  • Fitzosbern, William, earl of Hereford
  • FitzRoy, Henry, duke of Richmond 1519–36
  • Fitzwilliam, William Wentworth, 2nd Earl 1748–1833
  • Five Knights’ case, 1627
  • five members, 1642
  • Five Mile Act, 1665
  • fives
  • Flambard Ranulf
  • Flamsteed John 1646–1719
  • Flaxman John 1755–1826
  • Fleet prison
  • Fleet Street
  • Fleming Sir Alexander 1881–1955
  • Fletcher Andrew 1655–1716
  • Flight of the Earls, 1607
  • Flinders Matthew 1774–1814
  • Flintshire
  • Flodden, battle of, 1513
  • Foliot Gilbert
  • folklore
  • folk-song
  • Fontenoy, battle of, 1745
  • food and drink
  • fools and jesters
  • Foot Michael 1913–2010
  • football (soccer).
  • forced loans
  • Foreign Office
  • foreign policy
  • forest laws
  • forma regiminis,
  • Formby George 1904–61
  • Formigny, battle of, 1450
  • Fornham St Genevieve, battle of, 1173
  • Forster, E. M. 1879–1970
  • Forster William Edward 1818–86
  • Fortescue Sir John
  • Fortriu
  • Forty-five rising.
  • Fosse Way
  • Foster, John, 1st Baron Oriel 1740–1826
  • Fotheringhay, treaty of, 1482
  • Fountains abbey
  • Fourth Party
  • Fox Charles James 1749–1806
  • Fox George 1624–91
  • Fox Henry 1705–74
  • Foxe John 1516–87
  • Foxe Richard
  • fox-hunting
  • Fox's martyrs
  • Fox-Talbot, W. H.
  • Fragment on Government
  • France, relations with
  • franchise.
  • Franciscans (or ‘friars minor’ or ‘grey friars’)
  • Franco-Scottish alliance
  • Franklin Benjamin 1706–90
  • Franklin Sir John 1786–1847
  • frankpledge
  • Frazer Sir James 1854–1941
  • Frederick Lewis, prince of Wales 1707–51
  • Free Church of Scotland
  • freeholder
  • freemasons
  • free trade
  • French Sir John 1852–1925
  • Frere, Sir Henry Bartle Edward 1815–84
  • friars
  • friendly societies
  • Friends of the People
  • Frobisher Sir Martin
  • Frontinus Sextus Iulius.
  • Fry Elizabeth 1780–1845
  • Fuentes de Onoro, battle of, 1811
  • Fulford, battle of, 1066
  • funerals
  • furniture,
  • Fursa St
  • fyrd
  • G
  • Gabbard, battle of the, 1653
  • Gaelic,
  • Gaelic Athletic Association
  • Gaelic League
  • Gag Acts.
  • Gainsborough Thomas 1727–88
  • Gaitskell Hugh 1906–63
  • Gallipoli/Dardanelles campaign, 1915–16
  • Galsworthy John 1867–1933
  • Gambia
  • game laws
  • Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand
  • Gandon James 1742–1823
  • gaol delivery
  • garden cities
  • Gardiner Stephen
  • Garrick David 1717–79
  • Garter, Order of the
  • Gascoigne William
  • Gascony
  • gas industry
  • Gaskell Elizabeth Cleghorn 1810–65
  • gavelkind
  • Gaveston Piers 1284–1312
  • Gay John 1685–1732
  • genealogy,
  • General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
  • General Council of Estates
  • general elections
  • General Strike, 1926
  • general warrants
  • Gentleman's Magazine
  • gentry
  • Geoffrey
  • Geoffrey of Brittany 1158–86
  • Geoffrey de Mandeville
  • Geoffrey of Monmouth
  • Geoffrey ‘Plantagenet’
  • George I
  • George II
  • George III
  • George IV
  • George V
  • George VI
  • George St
  • George of Denmark, Prince
  • George Cross and Medal
  • Gerald of Wales 1146–1223
  • Geraldine League
  • Gerard John 1564–1637
  • Germain Lord George
  • Germanus of Auxerre, St
  • Germany, relations with
  • Ghana
  • Ghent, treaty of, 1815
  • gibbeting
  • Gibbon Edward 1737–94
  • Gibbons Grinling 1648–1721
  • Gibbons Orlando 1583–1625
  • Gibbs James 1682–1754
  • Gibraltar
  • Gibson Edmund 1669–1748
  • Gielgud John 1904–2000
  • Giffard Walter
  • Gilbert Sir Humphrey
  • Gilbert Thomas 1720–98
  • Gilbert William Schwenck 1836–1911
  • Gilbert and Ellis islands.
  • Gilbert of Sempringham, St
  • Gilbertines
  • Gildas
  • Gillray James 1756–1815
  • Gin Act, 1751
  • Giric, king of Picts
  • Girl Guides
  • Gissing George 1857–1903
  • Gladstone William Ewart 1809–98
  • Glamorgan
  • Glamorgan, Edward Somerset, 1st earl of, 2nd marquis of Worcester 1603–67
  • Glamorgan, kingdom of
  • Glamorgan, Mid, South, and West
  • Glanvill Ranulf
  • Glasgow,
  • Glasgow cathedral
  • Glastonbury,
  • glebe
  • Glencairn, William Cunningham, 9th earl of
  • Glencoe massacre
  • Glenfruin, battle of, 1603
  • Glenlivet, battle of, 1594
  • Glenshiel, battle of, 1719
  • gliding
  • Globe theatre
  • Glorious First of June, 1794
  • Glorious Revolution
  • Gloucester
  • post-Roman
  • Gloucester, diocese of
  • Gloucester, Gilbert de Clare, 4th earl of
  • Gloucester, Gilbert de Clare, 6th earl of 1243–95
  • Gloucester, Gilbert de Clare, 7th earl of 1291–1314
  • Gloucester, Humphrey, 1st duke of 1390–1447
  • Gloucester, Richard de Clare, 5th earl of 1222–62
  • Gloucester, statute of, 1278
  • Gloucester, Thomas, duke of 1355–97
  • Gloucestershire
  • Glyndŵr, Owain (Owain Glendower)
  • Goderich, Frederick John Robinson, 1st Viscount 1782–1859
  • Godfrey, Sir Edmund Berry 1621–78
  • Godiva (Godgifu)
  • Gododdin, kingdom of the
  • Godolphin, Sidney Godolphin, 1st earl of 1645–1712
  • Godwin William 1756–1836
  • Godwine, earl of Wessex
  • Gold Coast.
  • Golden Jubilee, 1887
  • Goldsmith Oliver 1728–74
  • golf
  • Good Parliament
  • Gordon Charles George 1833–85
  • Gordon Lord George 1751–93
  • Gordon riots, 1780
  • Gore Charles 1853–1932
  • Gorham judgment, 1850
  • Goring George 1608–57
  • Goschen, George Joachim, 1st Viscount 1831–1907
  • Gothic architecture
  • Gothic Revival
  • Gower John
  • Gowrie, William Ruthven, 1st earl of
  • Gowrie conspiracy, 1600
  • Grace, W. G. 1848–1915
  • Grafton, Augustus Henry Fitzroy, 3rd duke of 1735–1811
  • Graham Sir James 1792–1861
  • grammar schools
  • Grampian
  • Granby, John Manners, marquis of 1721–70
  • grand jury
  • Grandmontines
  • Grand National
  • Grand National Consolidated Trade Union
  • Grand Remonstrance, 1641
  • grand tour
  • Grantham, Thomas Robinson, 1st Baron 1695–1770
  • Granville, Granville George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl 1815–91
  • Grattan Henry 1746–1820
  • Gravelines, battle of, 1558
  • Gray, Patrick Gray, 6th Baron
  • Gray Thomas 1716–71
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Great Cause
  • Great Contract, 1610
  • great council and king's council
  • Great Eastern
  • Great Exhibition, 1851
  • Great Reform Act, 1832
  • Great Schism, 1378–1417
  • great seal
  • great seal and great seal register
  • Great Yarmouth,
  • Greece, relations with
  • Green Thomas Hill 1836–82
  • Greene Graham 1904–91
  • Green Party
  • Green Ribbon Club
  • Greenwich, treaty of, 1543
  • Greenwich palace
  • Gregory Lady Augusta 1852–1932
  • Grenada,
  • Grenville George 1712–70
  • Grenville Sir Richard 1542–91
  • Grenville, William Wyndham, 1st Lord 1759–1834
  • Gresham Thomas 1519–79
  • Greville Charles 1794–1865
  • Grey, Charles, 2nd Earl Grey 1764–1845
  • Grey Sir Edward 1862–1933
  • Grey, Ford Grey, 3rd Baron 1655–1701
  • Grey Lady Jane 1537–54
  • Grey, Leonard, 1st Viscount Grane
  • greyhound racing
  • Griffith Arthur 1871–1922
  • Grimond Joseph (‘Jo’ Grimond)
  • Grindal Edmund 1519–83
  • Griqualand, East and West
  • Grocyn William
  • Grosmont
  • Grosseteste Robert
  • Grote George 1794–1871
  • Grove Sir George 1820–1900
  • Grub Street
  • Gruffydd ap Cynan
  • Gruffydd ap Llywelyn
  • Gruffydd ap Rhys
  • Guardian
  • Guildford, diocese of
  • Guilford courthouse, battle of, 1781
  • guilds
  • Guild Socialists
  • Guinness Edward 1847–1927
  • Gulf War
  • Gulliver's Travels,
  • Gundulf
  • Gunpowder plot, 1605
  • Gurkhas or Gorkhas
  • Guthlac St
  • Guthrum
  • Guyana,
  • Gwent
  • Gwent, kingdom of
  • Gwyn Nell 1650–87
  • Gwynedd
  • Gwynedd, kingdom of
  • gypsies and tinkers
  • H
  • habeas corpus
  • Habsburgs, relations with
  • Haddington, Thomas Hamilton, 1st earl of
  • Haddington, treaty of, 1548
  • Hadrian.
  • Hadrian IV
  • Hadrian's Wall
  • Hague William
  • Haig, Sir Douglas, 1st Earl Haig
  • Hailsham, Quintin Hogg, 2nd Baron 1907–2001
  • Hakluyt Revd Richard
  • Haldane, Richard Burdon, 1st Viscount Haldane 1856–1928
  • Hale Sir Matthew 1609–76
  • Halidon Hill, battle of, 1333
  • Halifax, George Montagu Dunk, 2nd earl of 1716–71
  • Halifax, Charles Montagu, 1st earl of 1661–1715
  • Halifax, George Savile, 1st marquis of 1633–95
  • Halifax, Edward Wood, 1st earl of 1881–1959
  • Hall Edward
  • Hall, Sir Edward Marshall 1858–1929
  • Hallé, Sir Charles 1819–95
  • Halley Edmond 1656–1742
  • Halsbury, Hardinge Gifford, 1st earl of 1823–1921
  • Hamilton, William Douglas, duke of
  • Hamilton, James Hamilton, 1st duke of
  • Hamilton, James Hamilton, 4th duke of
  • Hamilton, William Hamilton, 2nd duke of
  • Hamilton Emma 1765–1815
  • Hamilton, Sir James, of Finnart
  • Hamilton John
  • Hamilton Sir Thomas
  • Hampden John 1594–1643
  • Hampden clubs
  • Hampden Park
  • Hampshire
  • Hampton Court conference, 1604
  • Hampton Court palace
  • Handel George Frideric 1685–1759
  • Handley Tommy 1892–1949
  • Hanover
  • Hansard Thomas Curson 1776–1833
  • Hanseatic League
  • Hanway Jonas 1712–86
  • Harcourt, Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount 1661–1727
  • Harcourt, Sir William Vernon 1827–1904
  • Hardie James Keir 1856–1915
  • Hardknott
  • Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, 1st earl of 1690–1764
  • Hardwick Hall
  • Hardy Thomas 1840–1928
  • Harfleur, siege of, 1415
  • Hargreaves James 1720–78
  • Harington Sir John 1560–1612
  • Harland Edward James 1831–95
  • Harlaw, battle of, 1411
  • Harlech castle
  • Harley, Robert, 1st earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer 1661–1724
  • Harmsworth, Alfred, 1stViscount Northcliffe 1865–1922
  • Harmsworth, Harold, 1st Viscount Rothermere 1868–1940
  • Harold I
  • Harold II (Harold Godwineson)
  • Harold Sigurdsson
  • Harrington James 1611–77
  • Harrington, William Stanhope, 1st earl of
  • Harris, Sir Arthur Travers 1892–1984
  • Harris Howell 1714–73
  • Harrison John 1693–1776
  • Harrison Thomas 1606–60
  • Harrowby, Dudley Ryder, 1st earl of 1762–1847
  • Harrow School
  • Harthacnut
  • Harty Sir Hamilton 1879–1941
  • harvesting
  • Harvey William 1578–1657
  • Haselrig Sir Arthur
  • Hastenbeck, battle of, 1757
  • Hastings, battle of, 1066
  • Hastings, William Hastings, 1st Lord
  • Hastings, Francis Rawdon-Hastings, 1st Marquis, and 4th Baron Moira 1754–1826
  • Hastings Warren 1732–1818
  • Hatfield, Council of, 0680
  • Hatfield House
  • Hatton Sir Christopher 1540–91
  • Havelock Sir Henry 1795–1857
  • ‘Hawarden Kite’
  • Hawke Sir Edward 1710–81
  • Hawkins Sir John 1532–95
  • Hawksmoor Nicholas
  • Haydon Benjamin Robert 1786–1846
  • Hazlitt William 1778–1830
  • Heads of the Proposals, 1647
  • health
  • Healy Timothy 1855–1931
  • Heath Sir Edward 1916–2005
  • Heathfield, battle of,
  • Heathfield, George Augustus Eliott, 1st Baron 1717–90
  • Heavenfield, battle of, 0634
  • Hebrides.
  • Hedgeley Moor, battle of, 1464
  • Heligoland
  • Heligoland Bight, battle of, 1914
  • Henderson Arthur 1863–1935
  • Hengist and Horsa.
  • Henley Royal Regatta
  • Henrietta Maria
  • Henry I
  • Henry II
  • Henry III
  • Henry IV
  • Henry V
  • Henry VI
  • Henry VII
  • Henry VIII
  • Henry, prince of Wales 1594–1612
  • Henry, the Young King
  • Henry of Blois
  • Henry of Grosmont
  • Henry Stewart
  • Henryson Robert
  • Hepplewhite George
  • heptarchy
  • heraldry
  • Herbert Arthur 1647–1716
  • Herbert, Edward, 1st Baron Herbert 1583–1648
  • Herbert George 1593–1633
  • Herbert, Sidney, 1st Baron Herbert of Lea 1810–61
  • Herbert, William, 3rd earl of Pembroke 1580–1630
  • Hereford, diocese of
  • Hereford and Worcester
  • Herefordshire
  • heresy
  • Hereward
  • heriot
  • Heriot George 1563–1624
  • heritable jurisdictions
  • Herrick Robert 1591–1674
  • Herrings, battle of the, 1429
  • Herschel John 1792–1871
  • Herschel William 1738–1822
  • Herstmonceux castle
  • Hertford, Synod of, 0672
  • Hertfordshire,
  • Hervey, John, Lord 1696–1743
  • Heseltine Michael
  • Hexham, battle of, 1464
  • Hexham, diocese of
  • Hexham abbey
  • hides
  • high church
  • High Commission, Court of
  • high kings of Ireland.
  • Highland
  • Highland clearances
  • Highland games
  • Highland Land League
  • highwaymen
  • Hilda St 614–80
  • Hill Octavia 1838–1912
  • Hill, Rowland, 1st Viscount Hill 1772–1842
  • Hill Sir Rowland 1795–1879
  • Hillary Sir Edmund 1919–2008
  • Hilliard Nicholas 1547–1619
  • Hingston Down, battle of, 0838
  • historical novels
  • HMI (Her Majesty's Inspectors)
  • Hoadly Benjamin 1676–1761
  • Hoare, Samuel, 1st Viscount Templewood 1880–1959
  • Hobbes Thomas 1588–1679
  • Hobson John Atkinson 1858–1940
  • hockey
  • Hogarth William 1697–1764
  • Hogg James 1772–1835
  • Hogue, La, battle of.
  • Holbein Hans
  • holidays
  • Holinshed Raphael
  • Holkham Hall
  • Holland, Henry Richard Vassall Fox, 3rd Baron 1773–1840
  • Holland, relations with
  • Holles Denzil 1599–1680
  • Holst Gustav 1874–1934
  • Holt John 1642–1710
  • ‘Holy Alliance’
  • Holyoake George Jacob 1817–1906
  • Holyrood
  • homage
  • Home, Sir Alec Douglas-Home, 14th earl of
  • Home John 1722–1808
  • Home Guard
  • Home Office
  • Home Rule.
  • Homildon Hill, battle of, 1402
  • Hong Kong
  • Honorius
  • Honours of Scotland
  • honours system
  • Hood Alexander 1726–1814
  • Hood Samuel 1724–1816
  • Hooke Robert 1635–1703
  • Hooker Richard 1554–1600
  • hooliganism
  • Hooper John
  • Hopton Sir Ralph 1596–1652
  • Horner Francis 1778–1817
  • Horne Tooke, John 1736–1812
  • horse-racing
  • hosiery trade
  • Hospitallers
  • hospitals
  • hotels
  • Hotspur
  • housecarls
  • household
  • households
  • housing
  • Housman, A. E. 1859–1936
  • Howard, Charles, 2nd Baron Howard of Effingham and 1st earl of Nottingham
  • Howard Charles
  • Howard Ebenezer 1850–1928
  • Howard, Henry, 1st earl of Northampton 1540–1614
  • Howard John 1726–90
  • Howard Michael
  • Howard, Thomas, 1st Baron Howard de Walden and earl of Suffolk 1561–1626
  • Howard, William, 1st Baron Howard of Effingham
  • Howe Sir Geoffrey
  • Howe Richard 1726–99
  • Howe William 1729–1814
  • Hudibras
  • Hudson George 1800–71
  • Hudson Henry
  • Hudson's Bay Company
  • hue and cry
  • Hugh of Lincoln, St 1140–1200
  • Hugh de Puisset
  • Huguenots,
  • Hull, Kingston upon.
  • ‘humanism’
  • humanitarians
  • Humberside
  • Humble Petition and Advice
  • Hume David 1711–76
  • Hume Joseph 1777–1855
  • hundreds
  • Hundred Years War
  • Hunsdon, Henry Carey, 1st Baron 1526–96
  • Hunt Henry 1773–1835
  • Hunt William Holman 1827–1910
  • Hunter William (1718–83) and John (1728–93).
  • hunting.
  • Huntingdon, earldom of
  • Huntingdon, Henry Hastings, 3rd earl of 1536–95
  • Huntingdon Lady 1707–91
  • Huntingdonshire
  • Huntly, George Gordon, 4th earl of
  • Huntly, George Gordon, 1st marquis of
  • Huntly, George Gordon, 2nd marquis of
  • Huntsman Benjamin 1704–76
  • Hurd Douglas
  • Huskisson William 1770–1830
  • Hutcheson Francis 1694–1746
  • Hutchinson Lucy
  • Hutton James 1726–97
  • Huxley, T. H. 1825–95
  • Hwicce, kingdom of the
  • Hyde Anne 1637–71
  • Hyde Park riots, 1866
  • hydrogen bomb.
  • hymns
  • Hyndman Henry Mayers 1842–1921
  • Hywel
  • I
  • Iceni
  • ice-skating
  • Icknield Way
  • iconoclasm
  • Ida
  • Idle, River, battle of the.
  • immigration
  • impeachment
  • imperial conferences
  • imperialism
  • imperial preference
  • Imphal, battle of, 1944
  • impositions
  • impropriations
  • Inchiquin, Murrough O'Brien, 1st earl of
  • income tax
  • Indemnity and Oblivion, Act of, 1660
  • Independent Irish Party
  • Independent Labour Party (ILP).
  • India, or Hindustan,
  • India Bill, 1783
  • Indian mutiny
  • Indulf
  • indulgences
  • industrial archaeology,
  • Industrial Relations Act, 1971
  • industrial revolution
  • Ine
  • infangthief (in-caught-thief) and and outfangthief
  • Inkerman, battle of, 1854
  • inns
  • Inns of Court
  • inoculation.
  • Instrument of Government
  • insurance
  • intercursus magnus and intercursus malus
  • interdict
  • Interregnum
  • ‘Intolerable Acts’, 1774
  • inventories
  • Invergordon mutiny
  • Inverlochy, battle of, 1645
  • Inverness, treaty of, 1312
  • Inverurie, battle of, 1308
  • Investiture contest
  • Invincibles
  • Iona
  • Ipswich
  • Iraq,
  • Iraq war
  • Ireland, Board of National Education
  • Ireland, Government of, Act, 1920–1
  • Ireland, high kings of
  • Ireland, lordship of
  • Ireland Act, 1949
  • Ireton Henry 1611–51
  • Irish Citizen Army
  • Irish Constabulary/Royal Irish Constabulary
  • Irish famine.
  • Irish Free State, 1922–48
  • Irish Free State/Republic, relations with
  • Irish Home Rule
  • Irish Land League, 1879–82
  • Irish National Party (Irish Parliamentary Party).
  • Irish rebellions,
  • Irish rebellion, 1798
  • Irish Republican Army (IRA).
  • Irish Republican Brotherhood
  • Irish Volunteers.
  • Ironbridge (Shropshire).
  • iron industry
  • Ironsides
  • Irvine agreement, 1297
  • Irving Edward 1792–1834
  • Irving Henry 1838–1905
  • Isabella of Angoulême
  • Isabella of France
  • Isabella of France
  • Isabella of Gloucester
  • Isandhlwana
  • Isle of Man
  • Isle of Wight
  • Isles, kingdom of the
  • Islip Simon
  • Italy, relations with
  • Ithamar
  • J
  • Jacobins
  • Jacobite risings
  • Jacobitism
  • Jamaica,
  • James I
  • James II
  • James III
  • James IV
  • James V
  • James VI
  • James VII
  • Jameson Raid, 1895
  • Jane Seymour
  • Japan, relations with
  • Jarrow,
  • Jeffrey, Francis, Lord Jeffrey
  • Jeffreys George 1648–89
  • Jehovah's witnesses
  • Jellicoe Sir John 1859–1935
  • Jenkins Roy 1920–2003
  • Jenkins's Ear, War of
  • Jenkinson Anthony
  • Jenner Edward 1749–1823
  • Jervis, John, 1st earl of St Vincent 1735–1823
  • Jesuits
  • Jevons, W. S. 1835–82
  • Jewel John 1522–71
  • Jews
  • Jex-Blake, Sophia 1840–1912
  • jingoism
  • Jinnah Mohammed Ali 1876–1948
  • Joan (Joanna)
  • Joan Princess
  • Joan Beaufort
  • Joan of Kent, princess of Wales
  • Joan of Navarre
  • Joanna of the Tower
  • John
  • John Augustus Edwin 1878–1961
  • John, lord of the Isles
  • John Balliol
  • John Bull.
  • John of Gaunt, 1st duke of Lancaster 1340–99
  • John of Salisbury
  • Johnson Samuel 1709–84
  • Jones Inigo 1573–1652
  • Jones Sir William 1746–94
  • Jonson Ben 1572–1637
  • Jordan,
  • Jowett Benjamin 1817–93
  • Joyce James 1882–1941
  • Judicature Acts, 1873–5
  • Julian of Norwich
  • Junius
  • Junto
  • jury system
  • justice Eyre.
  • justices of the peace
  • justiciar
  • Justiciary Court
  • Justus St
  • Jutes
  • Jutland, battle of, 1916
  • Juxon William 1582–1663
  • K
  • Kames, Henry Home, Lord 1696–1782
  • Kay John
  • Kay-Shuttleworth, Sir James Phillips 1804–77
  • Kean Edmund 1787–1833
  • Keats John 1795–1821
  • Keble John 1792–1866
  • Keith James 1696–1758
  • Kells, Book of
  • Kelvin, William Thomson, 1st Baron 1824–1907
  • Kemble Charles 1775–1854
  • Kemp John
  • Kempe Margery
  • Ken Thomas 1637–1711
  • Kenilworth, dictum of, 1266
  • Kenilworth castle
  • Kennedy Charles
  • Kennedy James
  • Kenneth II
  • Kenneth III
  • Kenneth I MacAlpin
  • Kensington palace
  • Kent
  • Kent, kingdom of
  • Kent William 1685–1748
  • Kentish Knock, battle of, 1652
  • Kenwood,
  • Kenya
  • Kenyatta Jomo
  • Keppel, Arnold Joost van, 1st earl of Albemarle
  • Kett Robert
  • Kew Gardens
  • Keynes John Maynard 1883–1946
  • Keys, House of
  • Khartoum
  • Kildare Place Society
  • Kilkenny, Confederation of, 1642
  • Kilkenny, convention of, 1341
  • Kilkenny, statutes of, 1366
  • Killiecrankie, battle of, 1689
  • Kilmainham ‘treaty’, 1882
  • Kilmore, diocese of (diocese of Cell Mór).
  • Kilsyth, battle of, 1645
  • Kilvert Robert Francis 1840–79
  • Kilwardby Robert
  • Kimberley, John Wodehouse, 1st earl of 1826–1902
  • Kimberley, siege of
  • ‘Kingis Quair’
  • King's Bench, Court of
  • King's Bench prison
  • King's College chapel
  • king's counsel.
  • king's evil, touching for.
  • king's friends
  • King's Inns
  • Kingsley Charles 1819–75
  • King's Lynn,
  • Kingston, treaty of, 1217
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Kinnock, Neil G.
  • Kinsale, battle of, 1601
  • Kipling Rudyard 1865–1936
  • Kiribati,
  • Kirkcaldy Sir William
  • Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, 1st Earl 1850–1916
  • Kit Kat Club.
  • Kloster-Zeven, convention of, 1757
  • Kneller Sir Godfrey
  • knights
  • Knollys Sir Francis 1512–96
  • Knox John
  • Korean War, 1950–3
  • Kruger Paul 1825–1904
  • L
  • labour aristocracy
  • Labourers, statute of, 1351
  • labour history
  • Labour Party
  • labour services
  • Ladysmith
  • Lagos, battle of, 1693
  • Lagos, battle of, 1759
  • La Hogue, battle of, 1692
  • lairds
  • laissez-faire.
  • Lamb Charles 1775–1834
  • Lambert John 1619–83
  • Lambeth, treaty of, 1217
  • Lambeth palace
  • Lancashire
  • Lancaster, duchy of
  • Lancaster Joseph 1778–1838
  • Lancastrians
  • Land Acts
  • Landen, battle of.
  • Lander Richard Lemon 1804–34
  • landscape gardening
  • Landseer Sir Edwin 1802–73
  • land tax
  • land tenure
  • Lanfranc
  • Lang Cosmo Gordon 1864–1945
  • Langham Simon
  • Langland William
  • Langport, battle of, 1645
  • Langside, battle of, 1568
  • Langton Stephen
  • Lansbury George 1859–1940
  • Lansdowne, battle of, 1643
  • Lansdowne, William Petty, marquis of
  • Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd marquis of 1780–1863
  • Lansdowne, Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th marquis of 1845–1927
  • Largs, battle of, 1263
  • Larkin James 1876–1947
  • Larkin Philip 1922–85
  • Latimer Hugh
  • Latin America, relations with
  • latitudinarianism
  • Laud William 1573–1645
  • Laudabiliter
  • Lauder Sir Harry 1870–1950
  • Lauderdale, John Maitland, 2nd earl of
  • Lauffeld, battle of, 1747
  • Laurentius (Lawrence) (d. 619).
  • Lausanne conference
  • Law Andrew Bonar 1858–1923
  • law, development of
  • Law, Edward, 1st Baron Ellenborough 1750–1818
  • Law, Edward, 1st earl of Ellenborough 1790–1871
  • Law John 1671–1729
  • Law William 1686–1761
  • lawn tennis
  • Lawrence, D. H. 1885–1930
  • Lawrence Sir Henry 1806–57
  • Lawrence, John Laird Mair, 1st Baron 1811–79
  • Lawrence Sir Thomas 1769–1830
  • Lawrence, T. E.
  • Laws of Ecclesiastical Polity, The
  • lead-mining
  • League of Armed Neutrality
  • League of Nations
  • Leake, treaty of, 1318
  • Lear Edward 1812–88
  • Leeds
  • Leeds, Francis Godolphin Osborne, 5th duke of 1751–99
  • Leeds castle,
  • Leeward Islands
  • Legh Rowland
  • legions, Roman.
  • Le Goulet, peace of, 1200
  • Leicester
  • post-Roman
  • Leicester, diocese of
  • Leicester, Robert Dudley, 1st earl of
  • Leicester House opposition
  • Leicestershire
  • Leighton Frederic 1830–96
  • Leinster,
  • leisure
  • Leland John
  • Lely Peter 1618–80
  • Lennox, Esmé Stewart, 1st duke of
  • Lennox, Margaret Stewart, countess of 1515–78
  • Lennox, Matthew Stewart, 13th earl of
  • Leno Dan 1860–1904
  • Leofric, earl of Mercia
  • Leslie Alexander
  • Leslie David
  • Lesotho, kingdom of
  • Levant Company
  • Levellers
  • Lever, William Hesketh, 1st Viscount Leverhulme of the Western Isles 1851–1925
  • Leviathan
  • Lewes, battle of, 1264
  • Lewes, mise of
  • Lewis, C. S. 1898–1963
  • Lexington, battle of, 1775
  • Lhuyd Edward 1660–1709
  • Libel Act, 1792
  • Liberal Democrats
  • Liberal Imperialists
  • Liberal League
  • Liberal Party
  • Liberal Unionists
  • Lib-Labs
  • libraries
  • Libya intervention, 2011
  • Licensing Act, 1662
  • Lichfield, diocese of
  • Lichfield House compact
  • Lilburne John 1615–57
  • ‘Lillibullero’,
  • Limerick, diocese of (diocese of Luimnech).
  • Limerick, treaty of, 1691
  • Limited Liability Act
  • Linacre Thomas
  • Lincoln
  • post-Roman
  • Lincoln, battle of, 1141
  • Lincoln, battle of, 1217
  • Lincoln, diocese of
  • Lincoln, John de la Pole, 1st earl of
  • Lincoln judgment, 1890
  • Lincolnshire
  • Lindemann, Frederick, 1st Viscount Cherwell 1886–1957
  • Lindisfarne
  • Lindisfarne, diocese of
  • Lindisfarne Gospels,
  • Lindsay of the Mount, Sir David
  • Lindsey, diocese of
  • Lindsey, kingdom of
  • linen
  • Linlithgow, Victor Alexander John Hope, 2nd Marquis 1887–1952
  • Linlithgow palace
  • Lister Joseph 1827–1912
  • literacy,
  • Liverpool,
  • Liverpool, Charles Jenkinson, 1st earl of 1729–1808
  • Liverpool, Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd earl of 1770–1828
  • Liverpool, diocese of
  • livery and maintenance.
  • livery companies
  • Livingstone David 1813–73
  • Llandaff, diocese of
  • Lloyd Marie 1870–1922
  • Lloyd Selwyn 1904–78
  • Lloyd George, David, 1st Earl Lloyd-George 1863–1945
  • Lloyd's of London
  • Llywelyn ap Gruffydd
  • Llywelyn ab Iorwerth
  • local government,
  • local history
  • Locarno, treaties of, 1925
  • Locke John 1632–1704
  • Lockhart Sir George
  • lollardy
  • London
  • London, diocese of
  • London, fire of, 1666
  • London, government and politics
  • London, growth of
  • London, treaty of, 1357
  • London, treaty of, 1358
  • London, treaty of, 1423
  • London, treaty of, 1474
  • London, treaty of, 1518
  • London, treaty of, 1604
  • London, treaty of, 1827
  • London, treaty of, 1831
  • London, treaty of, 1840
  • London, treaty of, 1871
  • London bridge,
  • Londonderry
  • Londonderry, siege of, 1689
  • London Gazette
  • London Missionary Society
  • London University
  • Long Walter 1854–1924
  • Longchamp William
  • Longitude Act,
  • Longleat
  • Long Melford church
  • Long Parliament, 1640–60
  • lord advocate
  • lord chamberlain.
  • lord chancellor
  • lord chancellor of Ireland
  • lord chief justice
  • lord high steward
  • lord justice clerk
  • lord justice-general
  • lord keeper
  • lord president of the council
  • lord privy seal
  • Lords, House of
  • Lord's cricket ground,
  • lords of Articles.
  • lords-lieutenant
  • Losecoat Field, battle of, 1470
  • Losinga Herbert de
  • Lostwithiel campaign, 1644
  • Lothian
  • Loudoun, John Campbell, 1st earl of
  • Loudoun Hill, battle of, 1307
  • Louisbourg
  • Louviers, treaty of, 1196
  • Lovett William 1800–77
  • low church
  • Lowe Robert 1811–92
  • Lowestoft, battle of, 1665
  • Lowry Laurence Stephen 1887–1976
  • Lucan, George Charles Bingham, 3rd earl of 1800–88
  • Lucknow or Luknau
  • Lucy Richard de
  • Luddites
  • Ludford Bridge, battle of, 1459
  • Ludlow Edmund
  • Ludlow castle
  • Lugard, Sir Frederick, Baron Lugard 1858–1945
  • Lulach
  • Lullingstone
  • Lumphanan, battle of, 1057
  • lunacy
  • lutheranism
  • Lutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer 1869–1944
  • Lydgate John
  • Lyndhurst, John Singleton Copley, 1st Baron 1772–1863
  • Lynedoch, Thomas Graham, 1st Baron 1748–1843
  • Lytton, Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl 1831–91
  • M
  • Maastricht, treaty of
  • Mabinogi (Mabinogion).
  • McAdam John Loudoun 1756–1836
  • McGuinness Martin
  • Macartney, George, 1st Earl Macartney 1737–1806
  • Macaulay, Thomas Babington, 1st Baron 1800–59
  • Macbeth
  • McCarthy Justin 1830–1912
  • Macclesfield, Thomas Parker, 1st earl of 1667–1732
  • McCormack John 1884–1945
  • MacCormick John MacDonald 1904–61
  • MacDonald Flora 1722–90
  • MacDonald James Ramsay 1866–1937
  • MacDonald, John, 4th lord of the Isles 1434–1503
  • Macintosh Charles 1766–1843
  • Mackenzie Sir Alexander
  • Mackenzie Sir George 1636–91
  • Mackenzie Sir George
  • Mackenzie Henry 1745–1831
  • Mackenzie William Lyon 1795–1861
  • Mackintosh Charles Rennie 1868–1928
  • Mackintosh Sir James 1765–1832
  • Maclise Daniel 1806–70
  • Macmillan Harold 1894–1986
  • MacPherson James 1738–93
  • Macready William 1793–1873
  • McTaggart William 1835–1910
  • Madeleine of France
  • Madog ab Owain Gwynedd
  • Madog ap Maredudd
  • Madras (Chennai)
  • madrigals
  • Mael Snechta
  • Mafeking
  • Magersfontein, battle of, 1899
  • magic
  • Magna Carta
  • Magnentius
  • Magnus St
  • Magnus Maximus
  • Magonsaete, kingdom of the
  • Maiden castle
  • Maidstone, battle of, 1648
  • Main plot, 1603
  • Maitland Frederick William 1850–1906
  • Maitland, John Maitland, 1st Baron
  • Maitland Sir William
  • Major John
  • major-generals, rule of the
  • Majuba Hill, battle of, 1881
  • Malachy St
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia, or the Malay archipelago,
  • Malcolm I
  • Malcolm II
  • Malcolm III
  • Malcolm IV
  • Maldives
  • Maldon, battle of, 0991
  • Malmesbury abbey
  • Malory Sir Thomas
  • Malplaquet, battle of, 1709
  • Malta
  • Malthus Thomas Robert 1766–1834
  • Man, Isle of.
  • Manchester
  • Manchester, diocese of
  • Manchester, Edward Montagu, 2nd earl of 1602–71
  • Manchester, Greater
  • Manchester martyrs, 1867
  • Manchester School
  • mandates
  • Mann Tom 1856–1941
  • Manners, Society for the Reformation of
  • Manning Henry Edward 1808–92
  • manor houses
  • manorial courts
  • manorial system
  • Mansel John
  • Mansfield, William Murray, 1st earl of 1705–93
  • Maori wars, (New Zealand) 1844–72.
  • maps
  • Mar, John Erskine, earl of
  • Mar, John Erskine, 11th earl of
  • Mar, John Stewart, earl of
  • marches of Scotland
  • marches of Wales.
  • Marchmont, Patrick Hume, 1st earl of
  • Marconi scandal
  • Margaret
  • Margaret St
  • Margaret of Anjou
  • Margaret of Burgundy
  • Margaret of Denmark
  • Margaret of England
  • Margaret of France
  • Margaret Logie
  • Margaret Tudor
  • Marischal, George Keith, 10th Earl
  • market gardening
  • markets
  • Marks Simon 1888–1964
  • Marlborough, John Churchill, 1st duke of 1650–1722
  • Marlborough, statute of, 1267
  • Marlowe Christopher 1564–93
  • Marprelate tracts
  • marquis
  • marriage,
  • Marriage Act, 1753
  • Married Women's Property Acts
  • marshal
  • Marshal William
  • Marshall Alfred 1842–1924
  • Marshalsea prison,
  • Marston Moor, battle of, 1644
  • Martello towers.
  • Marten Henry 1602–80
  • martial law
  • Marvell Andrew 1621–78
  • Marx Karl 1818–83
  • Mary
  • Mary I
  • Mary II
  • Mary Bohun
  • Mary of Gueldres
  • Mary of Guise
  • Mary of Modena
  • Mary of Teck
  • Mary Tudor
  • Marylebone Cricket Club
  • Mary Rose
  • Maserfield, battle of, 0642
  • masques
  • Massachusetts Bay Company
  • mass media
  • master of the king's music (master of the queen's music).
  • master of the rolls
  • Matapan, battle of, 1941
  • Mathew Theobald 1790–1856
  • Matilda
  • Matilda
  • Matilda (Maud) (d. 1131),
  • Matilda Empress (Empress Maud) (1102–67).
  • Matilda of Boulogne
  • Matthew Paris
  • Matthews Sir Stanley 1915–2000
  • Mauchte St
  • Mau Mau rebellion
  • Maurice Frederick Denison 1805–72
  • Mauritius
  • Maxton James 1885–1946
  • Maxwell James Clerk 1831–79
  • Mayflower
  • Maynard Sir John 1604–90
  • Mayne Cuthbert
  • Maynooth seminary
  • mayors
  • maypoles
  • Meath, diocese of (diocese of Mide).
  • Meath, kingdom of
  • mechanics’ institutes
  • medicine, development of
  • Medina del Campo, treaty of, 1489
  • Medway, battle of
  • Medway, Dutch attack in the, 1667
  • Melba Nellie 1859–1931
  • Melbourne, William Lamb, 2nd Viscount 1779–1848
  • Mellitus.
  • Melrose abbey
  • Melun, treaty of, 1593
  • Melville Andrew 1545–1622
  • Melville, George Melville, 1st earl of
  • mercantilism
  • merchant navy
  • Merchants, statute of, 1285
  • Merchant Venturers
  • Mercia, kingdom of
  • ‘Merciless’ Parliament, 1388
  • Merionethshire
  • Merit, Order of
  • Merlin
  • Merseyside
  • Merton, statute of, 1236
  • Merton Walter de
  • Mesopotamian campaign, 1914–18
  • Messiah,
  • Metcalf John 1717–1810
  • methodism
  • Methuen treaty, 1703
  • Methven, battle of, 1306
  • Middle Angles, kingdom of
  • middle class
  • Middlesex
  • Middleton, Charles Middleton, 2nd earl of
  • Middleton, John Middleton, 1st earl of
  • Midlothian campaign, 1879–80
  • Miliband Ed
  • military history
  • militia
  • Mill James 1773–1836
  • Mill John Stuart 1806–73
  • Millais John Everett 1829–96
  • Millar John 1735–1801
  • millenarianism
  • millenary petition, 1603
  • Milner Alfred 1854–1925
  • Milton John 1608–74
  • Minden, battle of, 1759
  • Mines Act, 1842
  • Minorca
  • minstrelsy
  • Minto, Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 1st Earl 1751–1814
  • Minto, Gilbert John Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 4th Earl 1845–1914
  • missionary activity
  • Mitchel John 1815–75
  • ‘Model’ Parliament
  • Molyneaux James 1920–2015
  • monarchy
  • monasteries,
  • Monck, George, 1st duke of Albemarle 1608–70
  • Mond, Alfred, 1st Baron Melchett 1868–1930
  • Monkwearmouth,
  • Monmouth, diocese of
  • Monmouth, James Scott, 1st duke of 1649–85
  • Monmouth rising
  • Monmouthshire
  • monopolies
  • Monro Alexander 1697–1767
  • Montagu–Chelmsford Report
  • Montfort III, Simon de
  • Montfort IV, Simon de, earl of Leicester
  • Montgomery Bernard 1887–1976
  • Montgomery, treaty of, 1267
  • Montgomeryshire
  • Montrose, James Graham, 1st marquis of
  • Montserrat
  • Moore Henry 1898–1986
  • Moore Sir John 1761–1809
  • Moray, kingdom of
  • Moray, Thomas Randolph, 1st earl of
  • Moray, Alexander Stewart, 5th earl of
  • Moray, James Stewart, 1st earl of
  • Moray, James Stewart, 2nd earl of
  • Moray Sir Robert
  • Morcar, earl of Northumbria
  • More Hannah 1745–1833
  • More Sir Thomas 1478–1535
  • Morgan Sir Henry
  • Morgan William
  • Morgannwg, kingdom of
  • Morley John 1838–1923
  • mormaers
  • Mormons,
  • Morris William 1834–96
  • Morrison Herbert 1888–1965
  • mortality, bills of
  • Mortimer, Edmund, 3rd earl of March 1352–81
  • Mortimer, Edmund, 5th earl of March and Ulster 1391–1425
  • Mortimer, Roger, 6th Baron Wigmore
  • Mortimer, Roger, 1st earl of March
  • Mortimer, Roger, 4th earl of March and Ulster 1374–98
  • Mortimer's Cross, battle of, 1461
  • Mortmain, statute of, 1279
  • Morton, James Douglas, 1st earl of
  • Morton, James Douglas, 4th earl of
  • Morton John
  • Morton, William Douglas, 6th earl of
  • mortuary
  • Mosley Sir Oswald 1896–1980
  • Mothers’ Union
  • motor-cycle racing
  • motor industry
  • motor racing
  • motorways
  • Mount Badon, battle of
  • Mountbatten, Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1900–79
  • Mountjoy, Charles Blount, 8th Baron
  • Mozambique
  • Mugabe Robert
  • Muggletonians, or ‘believers in the third commission’,
  • Munich agreement
  • Municipal Corporations Act, 1835
  • Munster
  • Murdock William 1754–1839
  • Murphy Father John
  • Murray Andrew
  • Murray Sir Andrew 1298–1338
  • Murray Lord George 1694–1760
  • Murray James
  • Muscovy Company.
  • museums
  • music, development of
  • music-halls
  • Mutiny Act
  • Myddleton Sir Hugh
  • Mynydd Carn, battle of, 1081
  • mystery plays
  • Myton, battle of, 1319
  • N
  • nabobs,
  • Najerá, battle of, 1367
  • Namibia
  • Nanking, treaty of, 1842
  • Nantwich, battle of, 1644
  • Napier, Sir Charles James 1782–1853
  • Napier John 1550–1617
  • Napier, Robert, 1st Baron Napier 1810–90
  • Naseby, battle of, 1645
  • Nash John 1752–1835
  • Nash Paul 1889–1946
  • Nash Richard
  • Natal
  • national anthem
  • national debt
  • National Front
  • national galleries
  • National Government
  • National Health Service
  • national hunt.
  • National Insurance
  • nationalism
  • nationalization
  • national parks
  • national portrait galleries
  • National Schools Society
  • National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
  • National Theatre
  • National Trust
  • NATO
  • Nauru
  • naval history
  • Navarino, battle of, 1827
  • Navarrete, battle of.
  • Navigation Acts
  • navy
  • Nechtansmere, battle of, 0685
  • Neerwinden, battle of, 1693
  • Nehru Jawaharlal 1889–1964
  • Nelson Horatio 1758–1805
  • Nennius.
  • neo-classical architecture
  • Nepal,
  • netball
  • Neville's Cross, battle of, 1346
  • New Brunswick (Canada)
  • Newburn, battle of, 1640
  • Newbury, battle of, 1643
  • Newbury, battle of, 1644
  • Newcastle, William Cavendish, 1st duke of 1593–1676
  • Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st duke of 1693–1768
  • Newcastle Programme, 1891
  • Newcastle propositions, 1646
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, diocese of
  • Newcomen Thomas 1663–1729
  • New Delhi
  • New England
  • Newfoundland
  • Newgate prison
  • New Guinea.
  • New Hebrides.
  • New Lanark (South Lanarkshire),
  • Newman John Henry 1801–90
  • Newmarket
  • New Model Army
  • New Orleans, battle of, 1815
  • Newport, treaty of, 1648
  • ‘Newport rising’, 1839
  • New River
  • New Ross, battle of, 1798
  • New South Wales,
  • newspapers
  • Newton Sir Isaac 1642–1727
  • Newtown Butler, battle of, 1689
  • new towns.
  • New Zealand
  • Nigeria
  • Nightingale Florence 1820–1910
  • Nijmegen, treaties of, 1678–9
  • Nile, battle of the, 1798
  • Nineteen Propositions
  • Nine Years War, 1689–97
  • Ninian St,
  • nisi prius
  • Nkomo Joshua 1917–1999
  • Nkrumah Kwame 1909–72
  • nobility.
  • Nollekens Joseph 1737–1823
  • Nominated Parliament.
  • nonconformists.
  • non-jurors
  • non-residence
  • non-resistance
  • Nonsuch, treaty of, 1585
  • Nonsuch palace
  • Nootka Sound crisis, 1790–1
  • Nore naval mutiny, 1797
  • Norfolk
  • Norfolk, Roger Bigod, 4th earl of
  • Norfolk, Roger Bigod, 5th earl of
  • Norfolk, Charles Howard, 11th duke of 1746–1815
  • Norfolk, John Howard, 1st duke of
  • Norfolk, Thomas Howard, 2nd duke of 1443–1524
  • Norfolk, Thomas Howard, 3rd duke of 1473–1554
  • Norfolk, Thomas Howard, 4th duke of 1538–72
  • Norfolk, John Mowbray, 3rd duke of 1415–61
  • Norfolk, Thomas Mowbray, 1st duke of 1366–99
  • Norham, treaty of, 1209
  • Norham adjudication, 1291–2
  • Norman architecture
  • Norman Conquest
  • Normandy, duchy of
  • ‘Norman Yoke’
  • North, Frederick, Lord, 2nd earl of Guilford 1732–92
  • Northampton, Assize of, 1176
  • Northampton, battle of, 1264
  • Northampton, battle of, 1460
  • Northampton, treaty of, 1328
  • Northamptonshire
  • North Briton
  • Northbrook, Thomas George Baring, 1st earl of 1826–1904
  • Northcliffe Viscount
  • Northcote, Sir Stafford, 8th baronet, 1st earl of Iddesleigh 1818–87
  • northern earls, rising of the, 1569
  • Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland Labour Party (NILP).
  • Northern Rhodesia.
  • North Foreland, battle of, 1666
  • Northumberland
  • Northumberland, Henry, earl of
  • Northumberland, John Dudley, 1st duke of
  • Northumberland, John Neville, 1st earl of
  • Northumberland, Henry Percy, 1st earl of 1341–1408
  • Northumberland, Henry Percy, 3rd earl of 1421–61
  • Northumberland, Henry Percy, 4th earl of
  • Northumberland, Henry Percy, 8th earl of
  • Northumberland, Henry Percy, 9th earl of 1564–1632
  • Northumberland, Thomas Percy, 7th earl of 1528–72
  • Northumbria, kingdom of
  • North Yorkshire.
  • Norton Caroline 1808–77
  • Norwich
  • Norwich, diocese of
  • Norwich Crusade, 1383
  • Nottingham
  • Nottingham, Daniel Finch, 2nd earl of 1647–1730
  • Nottingham, Heneage Finch, 1st earl of 1621–82
  • Nottingham, Thomas Mowbray, 2nd earl of 1385–1405
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Nova Scotia
  • nuclear energy
  • Nuffield, William Morris, 1st Viscount 1877–1963
  • nunneries
  • nursery rhymes
  • nursing
  • Nyasaland.
  • O
  • Oakboys
  • Oastler Richard 1789–1861
  • Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace 1880–1912
  • Oates Titus 1649–1705
  • oaths
  • O'Brien, James (Bronterre)
  • O'Brien, Murrough
  • O'Brien, William 1852–1928
  • O'Brien, William Smith 1803–64
  • O'Casey, Sean 1880–1964
  • Occasional Conformity Act, 1791
  • Ochakov crisis, 1791
  • O'Connell, Daniel 1775–1847
  • O'Connor, Arthur 1763–1852
  • O'Connor, Feargus 1794–1855
  • O'Connor, Rory (Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair) (d. 1198),
  • Octavians
  • Octennial Act, 1768
  • October Club
  • Oda
  • Odo of Bayeux
  • O'Donnell, Hugh Roe
  • O'Donnell, Rory, 1st earl of Tyrconnel
  • Offa
  • Official Secrets Act, 1911
  • oil.
  • Olaf Guthfrithsson
  • Olaf Sihtricsson
  • old-age pensions
  • Old Bailey
  • Old Sarum
  • ‘Oliver the Spy’
  • Olivier Sir Laurence 1907–89
  • Olympics in Britain
  • Omdurman
  • O'Neill, Con, 1st earl of Tyrone
  • O'Neill, Daniel 1612–64
  • O'Neill, Hugh, 3rd earl of Tyrone
  • O'Neill, Owen Roe
  • O'Neill, Sir Phelim
  • O'Neill, Shane
  • O'Neill, Terence, Lord O'Neill of the Maine 1914–90
  • On Liberty
  • opera
  • Opium War.
  • Oporto, battle of, 1809
  • opposition
  • Orange Free State
  • Orange order
  • Ordainers
  • Orderic Vitalis
  • orders in council
  • Ordnance Survey
  • Ordovices
  • Oregon treaty, 1846
  • Orford, Edward Russell, 1st earl of 1652–1727
  • Origin of Species, The
  • Orkney
  • Orkney, jarldom of
  • Orléans, siege of
  • Ormond, James Butler, 1st duke of 1610–88
  • Ormond, James Butler, 2nd duke of 1665–1745
  • Ormond, Thomas Butler, 10th earl of
  • Orthez, battle of, 1814
  • orthodox church
  • Orwell George 1903–50
  • Osborne George
  • Osborne House (Isle of Wight).
  • Osborne judgment, 1909
  • Ossian,
  • Ostorius Scapula.
  • Oswald St
  • Oswald St
  • Oswin
  • Oswiu
  • Otford, battle of
  • O'Toole, St Laurence (Lorcan Ua Tuathail) (c.1130–80).
  • Otterburn, battle of, 1388
  • Oudenarde, battle of, 1708
  • outfangthief.
  • outlawry
  • overseas trade
  • Owain ap Gruffydd (Owain Cyfeiliog) (c.1130–97),
  • Owain Gwynedd
  • Owen David
  • Owen Robert 1771–1858
  • Owen Wilfred 1893–1918
  • Oxford, diocese of
  • Oxford, provisions of, 1258
  • Oxford, Robert de Vere, 9th earl of 1362–92
  • Oxford, St Mary the Virgin
  • Oxford Group
  • Oxford movement
  • Oxford Parliament, 1258
  • Oxford Parliament, 1681
  • Oxfordshire
  • Oxford University
  • oyer and terminer
  • P
  • Pacifico David 1784–1854
  • paganism
  • Paget, William, 1st Baron Paget 1505–63
  • Paine Thomas 1737–1809
  • painting
  • Paisley Revd Ian 1926–2014
  • Pakistan
  • palatinates
  • Pale, The
  • Palestine,
  • Paley William 1743–1805
  • Palladianism
  • Palmer Samuel 1805–81
  • Palmerston, Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount
  • Pandulf
  • Pankhurst Emmeline 1858–1928
  • papacy, relations with
  • Papineau, Louis-Joseph 1786–1871
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Paradise Lost
  • Paris, treaty of, 1259
  • Paris, treaty of, 1295
  • Paris, treaty of, 1303
  • Paris, treaty of, 1727
  • Paris, treaty of, 1763
  • Paris, treaty of, 1814
  • Paris, treaty of, 1815
  • Paris, treaty of, 1856
  • parish churches
  • Parish Councils Act
  • parishes, origins of
  • parish registers
  • Parisi
  • Park Mungo 1771–1806
  • Parker Matthew 1504–75
  • Parkes Joseph 1796–1865
  • parks and recreation grounds
  • Parliament
  • Irish Parliament
  • Scottish Parliament
  • Welsh Parliament
  • Parliament, Acts of
  • Parliament, Houses of
  • Parliament Act, 1911
  • parliamentarians
  • parliamentary reform
  • Parnell Charles Stewart 1846–91
  • Parr, William, 1st marquis of Northampton 1513–71
  • Parry Sir Hubert 1848–1918
  • Parsons Sir Charles 1854–1931
  • Parsons Robert 1546–1610
  • partition treaties
  • party system
  • Passaro, Cape, battle of.
  • Passchendaele, battle of, 1917
  • Paston letters
  • Patay, battle of, 1429
  • Paterson William 1658–1719
  • Patrick St
  • patriot king
  • patriots
  • patronage, artistic
  • Paulinus St
  • Pax Romana
  • Peacock Thomas Love 1785–1866
  • Peada
  • Pearse Patrick 1879–1916
  • peasantry
  • Peasants’ Revolt
  • Peckham John
  • Pecock Reginald
  • peculiar people
  • Peel Sir Robert 1788–1850
  • peel towers
  • Peep o’ Day Boys
  • peerage
  • Peerage Bill
  • peine forte et dure
  • Pelagius
  • Pelham Henry
  • Pembroke, Richard de Clare, earl of
  • Pembroke, Thomas Herbert, 8th earl of 1656–1733
  • Pembroke, William Herbert, 1st earl of
  • Pembroke castle,
  • Pembrokeshire
  • penal laws
  • Penda
  • Peninsular War, 1808–14
  • Penn William 1644–1718
  • penny post.
  • Penruddock's rising, 1655
  • Penry John 1563–93
  • Penselwood, battle of, 1016
  • pensions, old-age.
  • Pentecostal churches
  • Pentland rising, 1666
  • Pentrich rising, 1817
  • Pepys Samuel 1633–1703
  • Perceval Spencer 1762–1812
  • Percy Henry
  • Percy, Henry, 1st Baron Percy 1273–1314
  • Percy Thomas 1729–1812
  • periodicals,
  • Perkin William Henry 1860–1929
  • Perpendicular architecture
  • ‘perpetual peace’, treaty of, 1502
  • Perrot Sir John
  • Pershore abbey
  • Persian War, 1856
  • Perth, James Drummond, 4th earl of
  • Perth, treaty of, 1266
  • Peterborough, Charles Mordaunt, 3rd earl of 1658–1735
  • Peterborough, diocese of
  • Peterloo
  • Peter's Pence or Rome-scot
  • Petillius Cerialis
  • petition of right, 1628
  • Petroc St
  • petroleum industry
  • pets
  • Petty Sir William 1623–87
  • petty sessions
  • Petworth House
  • Pevensey, battle of, 0491
  • Pevsner, Sir Nikolaus Bernhard Leon 1902–83
  • Philip II of Spain
  • Philiphaugh, battle of, 1645
  • Philippa of Hainault
  • philosophical radicals
  • Phoenix Park murders
  • photography
  • Picquigny, treaty of, 1475
  • Picton Sir Thomas 1758–1815
  • Picts
  • piepowder courts
  • Piers Plowman
  • pigeon-fancying
  • Pilgrimage of Grace, 1536–7
  • pilgrimages,
  • Pilgrim Fathers
  • Pilgrim's Progress
  • pillory
  • Pinkie Cleugh, battle of, 1547
  • pipe rolls
  • Pipton-on-Wye, treaty of, 1265
  • piracy
  • Pitt, William, 1st earl of Chatham
  • Pitt William
  • Place Francis 1771–1854
  • place Acts
  • place-names
  • plague
  • Plaid Cymru
  • Plantagenets
  • plantations
  • Plassey, battle of, 1757
  • Playfair John 1748–1819
  • Playfair Lyon 1818–98
  • Playfair William Henry 1790–1857
  • pleas of the crown
  • pleasure gardens
  • Plimsoll Samuel 1824–98
  • Plunket St Oliver 1629–81
  • Plunket, William, 1st Baron Plunket 1764–1854
  • Plunkett Sir Horace 1854–1932
  • pluralism
  • Plymouth
  • Plymouth brethren, Christian brethren, or Darbyites,
  • poaching
  • pocket boroughs or nomination boroughs
  • poet laureate
  • Poitiers, battle of, 1356
  • Poland, relations with
  • Pole, Edmund de la, 3rd duke of Suffolk
  • Pole, John de la, 2nd duke of Suffolk 1442–92
  • Pole, Margaret de la
  • Pole, Michael de la
  • Pole Reginald 1500–58
  • Pole, William de la, earl, marquis, and 1st duke of Suffolk 1396–1450
  • police
  • Political Register
  • poll tax
  • polo
  • poor
  • poor laws
  • pop art
  • Pope Alexander 1688–1744
  • pop groups
  • Popish plot, 1678
  • population
  • Porson Richard 1759–1808
  • Portal, Charles, 1st Viscount Portal 1893–1971
  • Porteous riots, 1736
  • Portland, battle of, 1653
  • Portland, Hans Willem van Bentinck, 1st earl of
  • Portland, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd duke of 1738–1809
  • Portland, Richard Weston, 1st earl of 1577–1635
  • Portsmouth
  • Portsmouth, diocese of
  • Portsmouth, Louise de Kéroualle, duchess of 1649–1734
  • Portugal, relations with
  • positivism
  • Post Office
  • Potsdam conference
  • Potter Beatrix 1866–1943
  • Powell, J. Enoch 1912–98
  • Powys
  • Powys, kingdom of
  • Poynings's law, 1494
  • Praemunire statutes
  • Pragmatic Sanction
  • Prayer Book.
  • Prayer Book rising, 1549
  • Premonstratensians
  • Pre-Raphaelites
  • Prerogative.
  • presbyterians
  • press-gangs
  • Preston, battle of, 1648
  • Preston, battle of, 1715
  • Prestonpans, battle of, 1745
  • Pretoria, convention of, 1881
  • prices
  • Pride's Purge
  • Priestley Joseph 1733–1804
  • prime minister
  • primitive methodists
  • primogeniture
  • Primrose League
  • Prince Edward Island
  • prince of Wales
  • printing
  • prisons
  • privateering
  • Privy Council
  • pro-Boer
  • proclamations
  • professions
  • Promenade Concerts
  • prophecies
  • prorogation
  • prostitution,
  • protectionism
  • Protectorate
  • protestantism
  • provincial council of church
  • Provisors, statute of, 1351
  • Prussia, relations with
  • Prynne William 1600–69
  • Public Health Act, 1848
  • Public Record Office.
  • public schools
  • publishing
  • pubs
  • Pugin Augustus Welby 1812–52
  • Puisset Hugh de
  • Pulteney, William, 1st earl of Bath 1684–1764
  • Punch,
  • Purcell Henry 1658–95
  • puritans
  • purveyancing
  • Pusey Edward Bouverie 1800–82
  • Putney debates
  • Pym John 1584–1643
  • Pyrenees, battle of the, 1813
  • Q
  • Quadruple Alliance
  • quakers, or Society of Friends,
  • Quarterly Review
  • quarter sessions
  • Quatre Bras, battle of, 1815
  • Quebec, capture of, 1759
  • Quebec Act, 1774
  • Queen Anne's Bounty
  • Queensberry, James Douglas, 2nd duke of
  • Queensberry, John Sholto Douglas, 9th marquis of
  • Queensberry, William Douglas, 5th duke of
  • queen's counsel (king's counsel).
  • Queenston Heights, battle of, 1812
  • Queen's University,
  • quia emptores,
  • Quiberon Bay, battle of, 1759
  • quo warranto proceedings
  • R
  • R 101 airship
  • race relations
  • Radcot Bridge, battle of, 1387
  • radicalism
  • radio
  • Radnorshire
  • Raeburn Sir Henry 1756–1823
  • Raedwald
  • Raffles, Sir Thomas Stamford 1781–1826
  • ragged schools
  • Raglan, Fitzroy James Henry Somerset, 1st Baron 1788–1855
  • Raglan castle
  • rail system
  • railway stations
  • Ralegh Sir Walter
  • Ramillies, battle of, 1706
  • Ramsay Allan 1713–84
  • Ramsay Sir William 1852–1916
  • Ramsbury, diocese of
  • Ramsey Michael 1904–88
  • Ranelagh
  • ranters
  • Ranulf Flambard
  • rapes
  • rates
  • Rathmines, battle of, 1649
  • Ray John 1607–1705
  • Reading
  • Reading, Rufus David Isaacs, 1st marquis of 1860–1935
  • Rebecca riots, 1838–44
  • record offices
  • recruiters
  • Reculver
  • recusants
  • Redmond John 1856–1918
  • Red River rebellion, 1869
  • reeve
  • referenda
  • Reflections on the Revolution in France
  • Reform Acts
  • Reformation
  • Reform Club
  • Reform League, 1865–9
  • regalia
  • Regency
  • Regency crisis, 1788–9
  • regicides
  • Register House
  • regium donum
  • Regni
  • Reith, John, 1st Baron Reith 1889–1971
  • reivers or moss-troopers
  • religious toleration,
  • Remembrance Day
  • Remonstrants.
  • Renaissance
  • Rennie John 1761–1821
  • Renunciation Act, 1783
  • Repeal Association, 1840–8
  • representative peers
  • Repton
  • Repton Humphry 1752–1818
  • republicanism
  • Requests, Court of
  • resolutions, 1650
  • Restoration
  • retail trade
  • retainers.
  • Revocation Act, 1625
  • Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars
  • Reynolds Sir Joshua 1723–92
  • Rheged, kingdom of
  • Rhodes Cecil 1853–1902
  • Rhodesia
  • Rhodri
  • Rhuddlan, statute of, 1284
  • Rhys ap Gruffydd
  • Rhys ap Tewdwr
  • Ribbonmen
  • Ricardo David 1772–1823
  • Rich St Edmund
  • Richard I
  • Richard II
  • Richard III
  • Richard, earl of Cornwall
  • Richard de Bury 1281–1345
  • Richard of Chichester
  • Richardson Samuel 1689–1761
  • Richborough,
  • Richmond castle
  • Richmond palace
  • riding
  • Ridley Nicholas
  • Ridolfi plot, 1571
  • Rievaulx abbey
  • Rights of Man, The
  • Ripon, diocese of
  • Ripon, George Frederick Robinson, 1st Marquis 1827–1909
  • Ripon, treaty of, 1640
  • Riot Act, 1715
  • Ritchie William 1781–1831
  • River Idle, battle of the, 0616
  • River Plate, battle of the, 1939
  • rivers
  • Rivers, Anthony Woodville, 2nd Earl 1442–83
  • Rivers, Richard Woodville, 1st Earl
  • Rizzio David
  • roads
  • Robert I (Robert Bruce) (1274–1329),
  • Robert II
  • Robert III
  • Robert, earl of Gloucester
  • Robert of Bellême, earl of Shrewsbury
  • Robert Curthose, duke of Normandy
  • Robert of Jumièges
  • Roberts Frederick Sleigh 1832–1914
  • Robertson William 1721–93
  • Robey George 1869–1954
  • Robin Hood.
  • Robinson John 1650–1723
  • Robinson Peter
  • Robinson Crusoe
  • Rochdale Pioneers
  • Roches Peter des
  • Rochester, diocese of
  • Rochester, Laurence Hyde, 1st earl of 1642–1711
  • Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd earl of 1647–80
  • Rochester castle
  • Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd marquis of 1730–82
  • Rockingham, Council of, 1095
  • Rodney George Brydges 1719–92
  • Roe Richard
  • Roebuck John 1718–94
  • Roebuck John Arthur 1801–79
  • Roger
  • Rogers John
  • Rolls Charles Stewart 1877–1910
  • Roman Britain
  • Roman catholicism.
  • Romanesque architecture.
  • Roman legions
  • Romanticism
  • Rome, treaty of
  • Romilly Sir Samuel 1757–1818
  • Romney George 1734–1802
  • Rooke George 1650–1709
  • root and branch petition, 1640
  • Rorke's Drift, battle of, 1879
  • Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th earl of 1847–1929
  • Roses, Wars of the
  • Rosicrucians
  • Ross, James Stewart, 1st duke of
  • Ross, Sir James Clark 1800–62
  • Ross Sir John 1777–1856
  • Rossetti Dante Gabriel 1828–82
  • Rotary clubs
  • Rotherham Thomas 1423–1500
  • Rothermere Viscount
  • Rothes, John Leslie, 1st duke of
  • Rothesay, David Stewart, 1st duke of
  • Rothschild Lionel 1808–79
  • rotten boroughs
  • Roubiliac, Louis François
  • Rouen, treaty of, 1517
  • rough music
  • ‘rough wooing’, 1544–8
  • roundheads
  • Roundway Down, battle of, 1643
  • rowing
  • Rowlandson Thomas
  • Rowntree Benjamin Seebohm 1871–1954
  • Rowton Heath, battle of, 1645
  • Roxburgh, John Ker, 1st duke of
  • Royal Academy of Arts
  • Royal Africa Company
  • Royal Air Force
  • Royal British Legion
  • Royal College of Music
  • royal commissions
  • Royal Exchange
  • Royal Flying Corps
  • Royal George
  • Royal Institution
  • Royal Irish Academy
  • Royal Irish Constabulary.
  • royalists.
  • Royal Marines
  • Royal Marriages Act, 1772
  • Royal Naval Air Service
  • Royal Navy.
  • Royal Opera House
  • Royal Philharmonic Society
  • royal prerogative
  • Royal Scottish Academy
  • Royal Society
  • Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Royal Society of Arts
  • Royal Titles Act, 1876
  • Royal Ulster Constabulary
  • Royal Victorian Order
  • Royce, Sir (Frederick) Henry
  • rugby football
  • Rugby School
  • ‘Rule, Britannia!’
  • Rump Parliament
  • Runcie Robert 1921–2000
  • Rupert Prince 1619–82
  • Ruskin John 1819–1900
  • Russell, Bertrand, 3rd Earl Russell 1872–1970
  • Russell, Lord John, 1st Earl Russell 1792–1878
  • Russell Lord William 1639–83
  • Russia, relations with
  • Russia Company
  • Rutherford Ernest 1871–1937
  • Ruthven raid, 1582
  • Ruthwell cross
  • Rutland
  • Rye House plot, 1683
  • Rysbrack John Michael 1694–1770
  • Ryswick, treaty of, 1697
  • S
  • sabbatarianism
  • sac and soc
  • Sacheverell riots, 1710
  • Sacket's harbour, battle of, 1813
  • Sadler Sir Ralph 1507–87
  • sailing
  • St Albans, battle of, 1455
  • St Albans, battle of, 1461
  • St Albans, diocese of
  • St Andrews
  • St Asaph, diocese of
  • St Brice's Day massacre
  • St Christopher and Nevis
  • St Davids, diocese of
  • Saint-Germain, treaty of, 1919
  • St Germans, diocese of
  • St Helena,
  • St James's palace,
  • St Kitts.
  • St Leger, Sir Anthony
  • St Lucia
  • St Michael and St George, Order of
  • St Paul's cathedral
  • Saints, battle of the, 1782
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Salamanca, battle of, 1812
  • Salesbury William
  • Salisbury
  • Salisbury, diocese of
  • Salisbury, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd marquis of 1830–1903
  • Salisbury, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 5th marquis of 1893–1972
  • Salisbury, Thomas Montagu, 4th earl of 1388–1428
  • Salisbury, Richard Neville, 5th earl of 1400–60
  • Salisbury, Margaret Pole, countess of 1473–1541
  • Salisbury, oath of, 1086
  • Salisbury, treaty of, 1289
  • Salmond Alex
  • Salt Sir Titus 1803–76
  • Salvation Army
  • Sampford Courtenay, battle of, 1549
  • Samson 1135–1211
  • Samson St
  • Samuel, Sir Herbert, 1st Viscount Samuel 1870–1963
  • Sancroft William 1617–93
  • sanctions
  • sanctuary
  • Sandringham House
  • Sand River convention, 1852
  • Sandwich, battle of, 1217
  • Sandwich, Edward Montagu, 1st earl of 1625–72
  • Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th earl of 1718–92
  • sanitation.
  • Saragossa, battle of, 1710
  • Saratoga, surrender of, 1777
  • Sarawak
  • Sargent John Singer 1856–1925
  • Sark, battle of, 1448
  • Sarsfield Patrick
  • Sauchieburn, battle of, 1488
  • Saunderson Edward James 1837–1906
  • Savery Thomas
  • Savoy conference, 1661
  • Saxons.
  • Saxon Shore
  • Saye and Sele, William Fiennes, 1st Viscount 1582–1662
  • Scapa Flow
  • Scarlett, James, 1st Baron Abinger 1769–1844
  • Scheveningen, battle of, 1653
  • Schism Act, 1714
  • Schomberg, Frederick Herman, 1st duke of 1615–90
  • schools
  • Schools Act (Scotland), 1696
  • Schooneveld, battle of, 1673
  • Science Museums
  • scientific revolution
  • Scilly Isles
  • Scone, stone of
  • scot and lot
  • Scots, kingdom of
  • Scotsman
  • Scott, Sir George Gilbert 1811–78
  • Scott, Sir Robert Falcon 1868–1912
  • Scott Sir Walter 1771–1832
  • Scottish Enlightenment
  • Scottish Independence referendum
  • Scottish National Party (SNP).
  • Scottish Wars of Independence, 1296–1357
  • Scott Memorial
  • Scrope Richard
  • scutage or shield-money
  • sea power
  • seaside holidays
  • Sebastopol, siege of
  • Second World War
  • secretaries of state
  • secret ballot
  • secret service
  • sects.
  • secularism
  • Security, Act of
  • Sedgemoor, battle of, 1685
  • Seditious Meetings Act, 1795
  • Seisyllwg, kingdom of
  • Selborne, Roundell Palmer, 1st earl of 1812–95
  • Selby, battle of, 1644
  • Selby abbey
  • Selden John 1584–1654
  • self-denying ordinance, 1645
  • self-help
  • Selgovae
  • Selsey, diocese of
  • Senior Nassau
  • Septennial Act, 1716
  • Septimius Severus.
  • serfdom
  • serjeant at law
  • Settlement, Act of, 1701
  • Settlements and Removals, Act of, 1662
  • seven bishops, trial of the, 1688
  • Sevenoaks, battle of, 1450
  • seventh-day adventists
  • Seven Years War, 1756–63
  • Seville, treaty of, 1729
  • Seychelles
  • Seymour Lady Catherine 1540–68
  • Seymour Sir Edward 1633–1708
  • Seymour, Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron 1508–49
  • Shackleton, Sir Ernest Henry 1874–1922
  • Shaftesbury, Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st earl of 1621–83
  • Shaftesbury, Antony Ashley Cooper, 7th earl of 1801–85
  • Shakespeare William 1564–1616
  • Shannon, Richard Boyle, 2nd earl of
  • Sharp Granville 1735–1813
  • Sharp James 1613–79
  • Shaw George Bernard 1856–1950
  • Shawfield riots, 1725
  • Sheffield
  • Sheffield, diocese of
  • Shelburne, William Petty, 2nd earl of 1737–1805
  • Sheldon Gilbert 1598–1677
  • Shelley Mary Wollstonecraft 1797–1851
  • Shelley Percy Bysshe 1792–1822
  • Sheraton Thomas 1751–1806
  • Sherborne, diocese of
  • Sherborne abbey
  • Sheridan Richard Brinsley 1751–1816
  • Sheriffmuir, battle of, 1715
  • sheriffs
  • Sherston, battle of, 1016
  • Shetland
  • shipbuilding
  • ship money
  • Shippen William 1673–1743
  • shires.
  • shooting,
  • shops
  • Short Parliament
  • Shovell Sir Clowdesley 1650–1707
  • Shrewsbury
  • Shrewsbury, battle of, 1403
  • Shrewsbury, Charles Talbot, 1st duke of 1660–1718
  • Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Talbot, countess of 1518–1608
  • Shrewsbury, John Talbot, 1st earl of
  • shrines
  • Shropshire
  • Sickert Walter Richard 1860–1942
  • Siddons Sarah 1755–1831
  • Sidney Algernon 1622–83
  • Sidney Sir Henry 1529–86
  • Sidney Sir Philip 1554–86
  • Sierra Leone
  • Sigeberht
  • Sigurd, jarl of Orkney
  • Sihtric (Sigtryggr) (d. 927),
  • Sikh wars
  • Silchester
  • Silures
  • silver jubilees
  • Simeon Charles 1759–1836
  • Simnel Lambert
  • Simon Sir John 1873–1954
  • simony
  • Simpson Sir James 1811–70
  • Simpson Mrs Wallis 1896–1986
  • Sinclair, Sir Archibald, 1st Viscount Thurso 1890–1970
  • Singapore
  • sinking fund
  • Sinn Fein
  • Siward, earl of Northumbria
  • Six Acts, 1819
  • Six Articles, Act of
  • Skippon Philip
  • slave trade
  • Slim, William, 1st Viscount Slim
  • Slioch, battle of, 1307
  • Sluys, battle of, 1340
  • Smeaton John 1724–92
  • Smiles Samuel 1812–1904
  • Smith Adam 1723–90
  • Smith, Frederick E., 1st Lord Birkenhead 1872–1930
  • Smith Ian Douglas 1919–2007
  • Smith John 1938–94
  • Smith Sir Sidney 1764–1840
  • Smith Sydney 1771–1845
  • Smith Sir Thomas 1513–77
  • Smith, W. H
  • Smollett Tobias 1721–74
  • smuggling
  • Smuts Jan Christian 1870–1950
  • Snowden Philip 1864–1937
  • Soane Sir John 1753–1837
  • soccer.
  • Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP).
  • Social Democratic Federation
  • Social Democratic Party
  • social history
  • socialism
  • socialism, Christian
  • Society for Constitutional Information
  • Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK).
  • Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG).
  • socinians
  • Sodor and Man, diocese of
  • Solemn League and Covenant
  • solicitor-general
  • Solomon Islands
  • Solway Moss, battle of, 1542
  • Somerled, lord of the Isles
  • Somers, John, 1st Baron Somers
  • Somerset
  • Somerset, Edmund Beaufort, 1st duke of
  • Somerset, Charles Seymour, 6th duke of 1662–1748
  • Somerset, Edward Seymour, 1st duke of
  • Somerset, William Seymour, 1st duke of 1587–1660
  • Somerset case
  • Somerville Mary 1780–1872
  • Somme, battle of the, 1916
  • Sophia, electress of Hanover 1630–1714
  • Sophia Dorothea 1666–1726
  • South Africa, Republic of
  • Southampton
  • Southampton, Henry Wriothesley, 3rd earl of 1573–1624
  • Southcott Joanna 1750–1814
  • South-East Asia Treaty Organization (SEATO).
  • Southern Rhodesia.
  • Southey Robert 1774–1843
  • South Sea bubble
  • Southwark, diocese of
  • Southwell, diocese of
  • Southwold or Sole Bay, battle of, 1672
  • South Yorkshire.
  • Spa Fields riot, 1816
  • Spain, relations with
  • Spanish blanks conspiracy, 1593
  • Spanish Succession, War of the, 1702–13
  • spas
  • Speaker
  • Spectator
  • Speenhamland poor relief system
  • Speke John Hanning 1827–64
  • Spence, Sir Basil Urwin 1907–76
  • Spence Thomas 1750–1814
  • Spencer Herbert 1820–1903
  • Spencer, John Poyntz, 5th Earl 1835–1910
  • Spenser Edmund 1552–99
  • Spion Kop, battle of, 1900
  • Spithead naval mutiny, 1797
  • ‘splendid isolation’
  • sport, development of
  • Spottiswood John 1565–1639
  • Spurs, battle of the, 1513
  • squash rackets
  • squire
  • Sri Lanka or Ceylon
  • Stafford John
  • Stafford, William Howard, 1st Viscount 1612–80
  • Staffordshire
  • stage-coaches
  • stained glass,
  • Stainmore, battle of, 0954
  • stallers
  • Stamford
  • Stamford Bridge, battle of, 1066
  • Stamp Act, 1765
  • Standard, battle of the, 1138
  • Stanford Charles Villiers 1852–1924
  • Stanhope, James Stanhope, 1st Earl 1673–1721
  • Stanley, Sir Henry Morton 1841–1904
  • Stanley, Thomas, 1st earl of Derby
  • stannaries
  • staple
  • Star Chamber
  • statutes.
  • steam-engines
  • Steel David
  • Steelboys
  • Steele Sir Richard 1672–1729
  • Steelyard
  • Steenkirk, battle of, 1692
  • Stephen
  • Stephen James FitzJames 1829–94
  • Stephen Harding, St
  • Stephens James 1825–1901
  • Stephenson George 1781–1848
  • Stephenson Robert 1803–59
  • Sterne Laurence 1713–68
  • Stevenson Robert Louis 1850–94
  • Stewart Alexander
  • Stewart Dugald 1753–1828
  • Stewart James
  • Stigand
  • Stilicho
  • stipendiary magistrates
  • Stirling Bridge, battle of, 1297
  • Stirling castle,
  • Stock Exchange
  • stocks
  • Stoke, battle of, 1487
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Stonehenge
  • Stopes Marie 1880–1958
  • Stormont
  • Stow John 1525–1605
  • Stowell, William Scott, 1st Baron 1745–1836
  • Strafford, Thomas Wentworth, 1st earl of 1593–1641
  • Stratford John de
  • Stratford de Redcliffe, Stratford Canning, 1st Viscount 1786–1880
  • Stratford-upon-Avon
  • Strathclyde
  • Strathclyde, kingdom of
  • Stratton, battle of, 1643
  • strict settlement.
  • Stuart Arabella 1575–1615
  • Stuart Charles Edward
  • Stuart, Cardinal Henry Benedict 1725–1807
  • Stuart, house of
  • Stuart, James Francis Edward
  • Stubbs George 1724–1806
  • Stubbs William 1829–1901
  • submission of the clergy, 1532
  • subsidies
  • Succession, Acts of
  • Sudan
  • Sudbury Simon
  • Suetonius Paullinus
  • Suez canal and crisis
  • Suffolk
  • Suffolk, Charles Brandon, 1st duke of 1484–1545
  • suffrage
  • suffragettes
  • suicide
  • Sullivan Sir Arthur 1842–1900
  • sumptuary laws
  • Sunday observance.
  • Sunday schools
  • Sunderland, Charles Spencer, 3rd earl of 1674–1722
  • Sunderland, Robert Spencer, 2nd earl of 1641–1702
  • Super anxietatibus, 1176
  • Supremacy, Act of
  • Surrey,
  • Surrey, Henry Howard, Lord
  • Surrey, kingdom of
  • Susa, treaty of, 1629
  • suspending power
  • Sussex
  • Sussex, East
  • Sussex, kingdom of
  • Sussex, Thomas Radcliffe, 3rd earl of
  • Sussex, West
  • Sutherland Graham 1903–80
  • Sutton Hoo
  • Swan, Sir Joseph Wilson 1828–1914
  • Swansea
  • Swansea and Brecon, diocese of
  • Swaziland
  • Sweden, relations with
  • Swedenborgians
  • Sweyn Estrithsson
  • Sweyn Forkbeard
  • Sweyn Godwineson
  • Swift Jonathan 1667–1745
  • swimming
  • Swing riots, 1830
  • syndicalists
  • Synge, J. M. 1871–1909
  • synods
  • T
  • Tacitus.
  • Taff Vale judgment, 1902
  • Táin Bó Cuailnge
  • Tait Archibald 1811–82
  • Talavera, battle of, 1809
  • Talbot, William Henry Fox 1800–77
  • Talents, Ministry of All the, 1806–7
  • Taliesin
  • tallage
  • Tallis Thomas
  • Tamworth manifesto, 1835
  • Tanzania
  • Tara, hill of
  • Taranto, battle of, 1940
  • tariff reform.
  • Tasmania (formerly Van Diemen's Land),
  • Tate Gallery
  • Tatler
  • Tawney, R. H. 1880–1962
  • taxation
  • Tay bridge
  • Taylor Jeremy 1613–67
  • Tayside
  • technology
  • Tedder Sir Arthur 1890–1967
  • Teheran conference
  • Teilo St
  • Tel-el-Kebir, battle of, 1882
  • television
  • Telford Thomas 1757–1834
  • temperance movement
  • Templars
  • Temple Sir William 1628–99
  • Temple William 1881–1944
  • Tempsford, battle of
  • Tenant League
  • tenant right
  • tenants-in-chief
  • Tenerife, battle of, 1657
  • Ten Hours Act
  • Tenison Thomas 1636–1715
  • tennis.
  • Tennyson, Alfred, 1st Baron Tennyson 1809–92
  • Territorials
  • terrorism,
  • Terry Ellen 1847–1928
  • Test Act, 1673
  • Tettenhall, battle of, 0910
  • Tewkesbury, battle of, 1471
  • Tewkesbury abbey
  • Texel, battle of the, 1673
  • Teyte Dame Maggie 1888–1976
  • Thackeray William Makepeace 1811–63
  • thanes.
  • Thatcher Margaret 1925–2013
  • theatre
  • thegns
  • Theobald
  • Theodore of Tarsus
  • Thirty-Nine Articles
  • Thirty Years War
  • Thistle, Order of the
  • Thomas Dylan 1914–53
  • Thomas, J. H. 1874–1949
  • Thomas of Lancaster
  • Thomas of Woodstock
  • Thomson, J. J. 1856–1940
  • Thorfinn, earl of Orkney
  • Thorpe, (John) Jeremy
  • Three Choirs Festival
  • Throckmorton Sir Nicholas 1516–71
  • Throckmorton plot, 1583
  • Thurles, Synod of
  • Thurloe John 1616–68
  • Thurlow, Edward, 1st Baron Thurlow 1731–1806
  • Thurstan
  • Tichborne Chidiock
  • Tien-Tsin, treaty of, 1858
  • Tierney George 1761–1830
  • Tillett Ben 1860–1943
  • Tillotson John 1630–94
  • Times, The
  • Tinchebrai, battle of, 1106
  • Tindal Matthew 1655–1733
  • tin-mining
  • Tintern
  • Tippermuir, battle of, 1644
  • Tippett Sir Michael 1905–98
  • Tiptoft, John, 1st earl of Worcester
  • Tironensians
  • Titanic
  • tithe
  • tobacco industry
  • Tobruk, battle of, 1941
  • Toc H
  • Toleration Act, 1689
  • Tolpuddle martyrs
  • Tone Wolfe 1763–98
  • Tonga
  • tonnage and poundage
  • Tories
  • Torres Vedras
  • Torrington, battle of, 1646
  • torture
  • Tostig, earl of Northumbria
  • touching for the king's evil
  • Toulouse, battle of, 1814
  • tourism
  • tournaments
  • Tours, truce of, 1444
  • Tower of London (White Tower).
  • towns
  • Townshend Charles 1725–67
  • Townshend, Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount 1674–1738
  • Townshend George 1724–1807
  • townswomen's guilds,
  • Towton, battle of, 1461
  • tractarianism
  • trade
  • Trade, Board of
  • Trades Disputes Act, 1906
  • Trades Union Congress
  • Trade Union Act, 1871
  • trade unions,
  • Trafalgar, battle of, 1805
  • Traherne Thomas 1637–74
  • trained bands
  • trams
  • transport
  • transportation
  • Transvaal
  • treason
  • treasurer
  • Treasury
  • Trenchard, Hugh, 1st Viscount Trenchard 1873–1956
  • Trent, battle on the, 0679
  • Trent case, 1861
  • Trenton, battle of, 1776
  • Tresilian Sir Robert
  • Trevithick Richard 1771–1833
  • trial by battle
  • trial by ordeal
  • Triennial Acts
  • Trimble, (William) David
  • trimmer
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trinity College, Dublin
  • Trinovantes
  • Triple Alliance
  • Trojan legend.
  • Trollope Anthony 1815–82
  • Trotskyites
  • Troyes, treaty of, 1420
  • Troyes, treaty of, 1564
  • truck,
  • Truro, diocese of
  • Tuam, archiepiscopal diocese of
  • Tudor, house of
  • Tudor, Jasper, 1st earl of Pembroke and 1st duke of Bedford
  • Tudor Owen
  • Tull Jethro 1674–1741
  • Tullibardine, William Murray, marquis of 1689–1746
  • Tunstall Cuthbert 1474–1559
  • Turks and Ottomans, relations with
  • Turner, Joseph Mallord William 1775–1851
  • Turnham Green, battle of, 1642
  • turnpikes
  • Turpin Dick 1706–39
  • Tuvalu
  • Tweeddale, John Hay, 1st marquis of
  • Tweeddale, John Hay, 2nd marquis of
  • Twickenham stadium
  • Two Treatises of Government
  • Tyburn,
  • Tyler Wat
  • Tyndale William
  • Tyndall John 1820–93
  • Tyne and Wear
  • Tynwald,
  • Tyrconnel, Richard Talbot, 1st Earl (I) 1630–91
  • Tyrell Sir James
  • Tyrone
  • U
  • Udall Nicholas 1505–56
  • Uganda
  • Ulster
  • Ulster, kingdom of (kingdom of Ulaid).
  • Ulster covenant, 1912
  • Ulster custom
  • Ulster Special Constabulary, 1920–70
  • Ulster Unionist Council
  • Ulster Unionist Labour Association
  • Ulster Unionist Party
  • Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF).
  • Ulundi, battle of, 1879
  • unauthorized programme, 1885
  • undertaker system
  • unemployment
  • Uniformity, Acts of
  • Union, Act of (Ireland), 1800
  • Union, Act of (Scotland), 1707
  • Union, Act of (Wales).
  • Unionist Party of Northern Ireland
  • Union Jack
  • Union of Democratic Control
  • unitarians
  • United Empire Loyalists
  • United Irishmen
  • United Kingdom.
  • United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP).
  • United Nations
  • United Scotsmen
  • United States of America, relations with
  • universities
  • ‘Unlearned’ Parliament, 1404
  • urban history
  • Urien
  • Ursulines
  • Uses, statute of, 1535
  • Ushant, battle of, 1778
  • Ussher James 1581–1656
  • usury laws
  • utilitarianism
  • Utopia
  • Utrecht, treaty of, 1713
  • Uxbridge, treaty of, 1645
  • V
  • vaccination,
  • Vagrancy Acts
  • Valence, Aymer de, earl of Pembroke
  • Vanbrugh Sir John 1664–1726
  • Vancouver George
  • Van Dyck, Anthony 1599–1641
  • Vane, Sir Henry the elder (1589–1655) and Sir Henry the younger (1613–62).
  • Vanuatu,
  • vassal
  • Vaughan Henry
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph 1872–1958
  • Vauxhall gardens
  • Vereeniging, treaty of
  • Verneuil, battle of, 1424
  • Vernon Edward 1684–1757
  • Versailles, treaty of, 1783
  • Versailles, treaty of, 1919
  • Verulamium
  • Vespasian
  • Victoria
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Victoria Cross
  • Victory, HMS
  • Vienna, Congress of, 1814–15
  • Vienna, treaty of, 1731
  • Vigo Bay, battle of, 1702
  • Viking
  • villas, Roman
  • Villaviciosa, battle of, 1710
  • villein
  • Vimeiro, battle of, 1808
  • Vinegar Hill, battle of, 1798
  • Virgin Islands
  • viscounts
  • Vitoria, battle of, 1813
  • Volunteer movement
  • volunteers
  • Vortigern
  • Votadini
  • W
  • Wade George 1673–1748
  • wages
  • Waitangi, treaty of, 1840
  • Wake William 1657–1737
  • Wakefield, battle of, 1460
  • Wakefield, diocese of
  • Wakefield Edward Gibbon 1796–1862
  • Walcheren landing, 1809
  • Wales, march of (or marches of Wales).
  • Wales, principality of
  • Wales, statute of.
  • Walker George 1618–90
  • Wallace William
  • Waller Edmund 1606–87
  • Waller Sir William 1598–1668
  • Wallingford, treaty of.
  • Wallis John 1616–1703
  • Walpole, Horace, 4th earl of Orford 1717–97
  • Walpole, Sir Robert, 1st earl of Orford 1676–1745
  • Walsingham
  • Walsingham Sir Francis
  • Walter Hubert
  • Walter of Coutances
  • Waltham Black Act, 1722
  • Waltheof
  • Walton Izaak 1593–1683
  • Walton Sir William 1902–83
  • Wandewash, battle of, 1760
  • Wantage code
  • wapentakes
  • Warbeck Perkin 1474–99
  • wardrobe
  • Wards, Court of
  • Warenne, John de, 7th earl of Surrey
  • Warenne, John de, 8th earl of Surrey 1286–1347
  • Warham William
  • War of 1812
  • War Office
  • Warriston, Archibald Johnston, Lord 1611–63
  • Warwick, Richard Neville, 1st earl of
  • Warwick, Edward Plantagenet, 2nd earl of 1475–99
  • Warwick castle,
  • Warwickshire
  • Washington George 1732–99
  • Washington, treaty of, 1871
  • watch and ward
  • Waterford, diocese of (diocese of Port Láirge).
  • water industry
  • Waterloo, battle of, 1815
  • Watling Street
  • Watson George
  • Watson-Watt, Robert 1892–1973
  • Watt James 1736–1819
  • Waugh Evelyn 1903–66
  • Wavell Archibald Percival 1883–1950
  • Wealth of Nations, The
  • Webb Sidney (1859–1947) and Beatrice (1858–1943).
  • Wedderburn, Alexander, 1st earl of Rosslyn 1733–1805
  • Wedgwood Josiah 1730–95
  • Wedmore, treaty of, 0878
  • weights and measures
  • welfare state
  • Welles Richard and Robert (d. 1470).
  • Wellesley, Richard, 1st Marquis Wellesley 1760–1842
  • Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, 1st duke of 1769–1852
  • Wells, H. G. 1866–1946
  • Wells cathedral.
  • Welsh language
  • Welsh Nationalist Party.
  • Wembley stadium
  • Wensleydale's peerage case
  • wergeld
  • Wesley Charles 1707–88
  • Wesley John 1703–91
  • Wessex, kingdom of
  • West Benjamin 1738–1820
  • Westbury, Richard Bethell, 1st Baron 1800–73
  • Western European Union (WEU).
  • Western Isles (Na- h- Eileanan Siar)
  • Western Samoa
  • West Indies
  • West Midlands
  • Westminster, palace of
  • Westminster, provisions of, 1259
  • Westminster, statute of, 1275
  • Westminster, statute of, 1285
  • Westminster, statute of, 1290
  • Westminster, statute of, 1931
  • Westminster, treaty of, 1462
  • Westminster, treaty of, 1654
  • Westminster, treaty of, 1674
  • Westminster abbey
  • Westminster Assembly, 1643
  • Westminster cathedral
  • Westminster hall,
  • Westminster School
  • Westmorland
  • Westmorland, Charles Neville, 6th earl of 1542–1601
  • Westmorland, Ralph Neville, 1st earl of
  • Weston Richard
  • West Sussex.
  • West Yorkshire.
  • Whewell William 1794–1866
  • Whigs
  • Whistler, James Abbott McNeill 1834–1903
  • Whitby, Synod of, 0664
  • White Gilbert 1720–93
  • Whiteboys
  • Whitefield George 1714–70
  • Whitehall palace
  • Whitelocke Bulstrode 1605–75
  • White Ship
  • Whitgift John
  • Whithorn, diocese of
  • Whittingham William
  • Whittington Richard
  • Whittle Sir Frank 1907–96
  • Wiglaf
  • Wihtred
  • Wilberforce William 1759–1833
  • Wild Jonathan
  • Wilde Oscar 1854–1900
  • ‘Wild Geese’
  • Wilfrid St
  • Wilkes John 1725–97
  • Wilkie Sir David 1785–1841
  • Wilkins John 1614–72
  • Wilkinson Ellen 1891–1947
  • Wilkinson John 1728–1808
  • William I
  • William II
  • William I
  • William III
  • William IV
  • William Prince
  • William the Atheling
  • William Longspee II
  • William of Malmesbury
  • William of Occam
  • William of St Carilef
  • William of Wykeham 1324–1404
  • Williams John 1582–1650
  • Williams Roger
  • Williams Rowan
  • Willibrord St 658–739
  • Willoughby, Francis, 5th Lord Willoughby de Parham
  • Willoughby Sir Hugh
  • Wills, W. D. and H. O.
  • Wilmington, Spencer Compton, 1st earl of
  • Wilson, Harold, 1st Baron Wilson 1916–95
  • Wilson Sir Henry 1854–1922
  • Wilson Richard 1714–82
  • Wilton diptych
  • Wiltshire
  • Wimbledon
  • Winceby, battle of, 1643
  • Winchelsey Robert de
  • Winchester
  • post-Roman
  • Winchester, battle of, 1141
  • Winchester, diocese of
  • Winchester, statute of, 1285
  • Winchester, treaty of, 1153
  • Winchester, William Paulet, 1st marquis of
  • Winchester Bible
  • Winchester College
  • Winchester palace
  • Windham William 1750–1810
  • window tax
  • Windsor, house of
  • Windsor, treaty of, 1175
  • Windsor castle
  • Windward Islands
  • Wingate Orde 1903–44
  • Winstanley Gerrard
  • Winthrop John 1588–1649
  • Winwæd River, battle of, 0655
  • Wiseman Nicholas 1802–65
  • Wishart George
  • witan
  • witchcraft
  • Woburn
  • Wodehouse, P. G. 1881–1975
  • Wolfe James 1727–59
  • Wolff Gustav Wilhelm 1834–1913
  • Wollstonecraft Mary 1759–97
  • Wolseley, Garnet, 1st Viscount Wolseley 1833–1913
  • Wolsey Thomas
  • women's institutes
  • ‘Wonderful’ Parliament, 1386
  • Wood, Sir Henry J. 1869–1944
  • Woodchester
  • Woodforde James 1740–1803
  • Wood's halfpence, 1722
  • Woodstock, Assize of, 1184
  • Woodstock, treaty of, 1247
  • Woolf Virginia 1882–1941
  • woollen industry
  • Worcester
  • Worcester, battle of, 1651
  • Worcester, diocese of
  • Worcester, pact of, 1264
  • Worcester, Thomas Percy, 1st earl of
  • Worcester, treaty of, 1218
  • Worcestershire
  • Wordsworth William 1770–1850
  • Workers’ Educational Association (WEA).
  • workhouses
  • working class
  • working men's clubs
  • Workmen's Compensation Act, 1897
  • World War One.
  • World War Two.
  • Worms, treaty of, 1743
  • Wren Sir Christopher 1632–1723
  • wrestling
  • Wright Joseph 1734–97
  • writs
  • Wrotham Heath, battle of, 1554
  • Wroxeter
  • Wulfhere
  • Wulfred
  • Wulfstan St
  • Wyatt Sir Thomas
  • Wycherley William 1641–1716
  • Wyclif John
  • Wyndham Sir William
  • Wyvill Christopher 1740–1822
  • Y
  • Yalta conference
  • Yeats, Jack B. 1871–1957
  • Yeats, W. B. 1865–1939
  • Yeavering
  • Yellow Ford, battle of the, 1598
  • yeomanry
  • yeomen
  • Yeomen of the Guard
  • Yevele Henry
  • York
  • post-Roman
  • York, Edmund of Langley, 1st duke of 1342–1402
  • York, Edward of York, 2nd duke of
  • York, Frederick Augustus, duke of 1763–1827
  • York, Richard Plantagenet, 3rd duke of 1411–60
  • York, house of.
  • York, kingdom of
  • York, metropolitan diocese of
  • York, statute of, 1322
  • York, treaty of, 1237
  • Yorkists
  • Yorkshire,
  • Yorkshire, East Riding
  • Yorkshire, North
  • Yorkshire, South
  • Yorkshire, West
  • Yorkshire Association
  • Yorktown, surrender at, 1781
  • Young Arthur 1741–1820
  • Young England
  • Younghusband Sir Francis 1863–1942
  • Young Ireland
  • Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA).
  • Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA).
  • Z
  • Zambia,
  • Zanzibar
  • Zeppelin raids
  • Zimbabwe.
  • Zinoviev letter
  • Zoffany Johann
  • zoos
  • Zulu War, 1879
  • Zutphen, battle of, 1586
  • Maps
  • Genealogies