Great British Houses: Brympton d’Evercy – A Stunning Stately Home in Somerset


One of Somerset’s most historic houses, Brympton d’Evercy, was once described as ‘the most beautiful house in England’. Built slowly over hundreds of years and then refurbished and renovated for every century after, Brympton d’Evercy has evolved … [Read more...]

Great British Houses: Wollaton Hall – An Elizabethan Palace That May Look Familiar from the Batman Films


At the time Wollaton Hall was built, it was an architectural sensation. A decadent Elizabethan palace that showed stark Tudor England how to embrace the excesses of the Renaissance, Wollaton boasts the most dramatic facade of any English house built … [Read more...]

Great Britons: William Bligh – Infamous for the Mutiny on the Bounty But Sold Short by History


Editor's Note: On this day in 1754, William Bligh was born so it's fitting that he kick off the latest series of 12 articles about great figures from British History.  William Bligh was a sailor and ship’s captain best remembered for his role in … [Read more...]