Ancient Greeks | Anglo-Saxons | Aztecs | Black History | Celts | Egyptians | English Civil War | General History | Medieval | Native American Indians | Romans | Stuarts | Tudors | Victorians | Vikings | World War I | World War II
- BBC History
Wide coverage, search facilities, UK events. The week in history.
- BBC History - Walk through Time
Interactive site with timestrip, games and things to do.
- BBC History for Kids
Great fun site. A wide range of topics at primary and secondary level.
- Collect Britain
100,000 images and sounds from the collections of the British Library. Maps, old newspapers, advertisements. Click on Collections and explore old maps of London; visit a Virtual Exhibition of Durham Cathedral; go on a tour of the old East End of London.
- Crimean War
General information on the start of the war and the work of Mary Secole.
Check out the fashions, news, music and films from the 60s,70s,80s and 90s. Also has a section on the cult toys of the 1970s.
- Great Plague
The story of the Great Plague, 1665.
- Guy Fawkes Night
Find out all about Guy Fawkes, the Gunpowder Plot, Bonfire Night customs and fireworks.
- Historic Figures
An A-Z listing of important people in world history with a detailed biographical summary.
- History Learning Site
Covers all aspects of history from Key Stage 3 to A Level. Topics include WW1, Hitler, Nazi Germany, Inventions of the 20th Century plus much more. Very easy to use.
- History on the Net
Medieval life, slave trade, civil war, British monarchy, Romans, Normans, Tudors, Stuarts. Also A-Z of history, games and timelines
- Horrible Histories Game
Play all four Terrible Treasures adventures. Packed with facts and fun but you do need a fast broadband connection.
- How Much Was It Worth Then?
Find out how much £1 in a Victorian gentleman's pocket is worth in today's money. You may be surprised!
- Indus Valley
Learn about the history and civilisations of the Indus Valley, including the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro .
- Medieval Islamic medicine
Find out how much medical knowledge there was in the early and medieval Islamic world
- National Archives Learning Curve
This webpage has a large range of history links on topics such as the Romans, Tudors, the World Wars and American history.
- Nettlesworth Primary School.
This marvellous site covers Aztecs, Romans, Vikings, Victorians, Tudors and WW2 in an easy search format.
- Pilgrim Fathers
The story of the famous expedition from Plymouth, including all the names of those who sailed and the setting up of the colony. Also includes the first Thanksgiving celebrations.
- Pirate pictures
A good selection of old illustrations of pirates and pirating
- Pirate's Realm
Find out about the real pirates of the Caribbean, including how they talked, and where they hid!
Everything you need to know about real pirates and how they lived.
Lots of information here, though quite a complicated site. Did you know that Blackbeard was British!
- Pirates of the Bahamas
The real story behind the pirate legends.
- Poppy Day
Why we celebrate Remembrance Sunday and why poppies were chosen as the emblem of the British Legion.
- Queen Elizabeth II
Everything you need to know about the Queen and the Royal Family. There is a useful and detailed history of the British Monarchy through the ages as well as information on the royal residences and collections.
- Remembrance Day
Find out about how we commemorate Poppy Day every November
- School History
Fabulous gateway to lots of different websites covering all national curriculum history topics.
- Seven Wonders of the World
Absolutely stunning panoramas of the seven wonders of the world including the Colosseum in Rome and The Taj Mahal. You will need a high speed internet connection to view.
- Snaith Primary School
Lots of information on ancient history, Tudors, Victorians, myths and a wide range of other topics. A very colourful site.
- Soldiers of the Queen
A Virtual Museum of Victorian British military photographs.
- Spartacus Educational
Excellent well laid-out site that covers all secondary school history topics - World Wars, the Holocaust, Tudors, Slavery, Railways, Emancipation of women and many more.
- Stuart England
Contains very good info about James I, Gunpowder Plot, the English Civil War, events leading up to it, Charles I and Cromwell, Roundheads, Cavaliers, the New Model Army. Section on the Great Plague and the Fire of London. The Plague at Eyam.
Click on the History of Toys to find information on toys from early times, including board games, Barbie, farm toys, model trains, model soldiers and puppets. You need to keep clicking Next Page to get to the information.
Photos of England's industrial heritage - railways, coal-mining, windmills, etc.
- Woodlands School
The history of Britain. Includes very clear timelines and great pictures.