In a time when women were expected to be silent, no topic was off limits for Pulter, who penned verses about politics, science and loss. Her manuscript was just published in a free digital archive.
As England agonises over Brexit, divisions have emerged in other parts of the UK, especially in Northern Ireland and independent-minded Scotland.
By changing the curriculum, Scotland acknowledges that society has always been diverse – and that will help more young people feel accepted.
Scotland tends to take a more progressive approach to inequality, but how is it actually faring compared to the rest of the UK?
Record numbers of families rent privately in England. But the law has not kept a fair balance between landlord and tenant rights.
Northern dialects are actually close to original English – despite what southerners might say.
Naloxone programmes have sprung up in the UK and elsewhere, but drug death rates keep climbing.
Distrust in the police is a surprisingly central factor when people arm themselves illegally.
Children in the north of England are more likely to finish school with poorer grades and are less likely to go on to further education.
Medieval cathedrals were fund raising powerhouses – it's time to let history live again.
The Great Exhibition of the North is putting paid to tired stereotypes of the region – but now, the North itself is becoming divided.
Sporting success depends on strong squad bonds.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
New findings show what the public really thinks about how we prioritise treatments at the end of people's lives.
What impact did Brexit have on the local election results?
London remains incredibly dominant over the UK regions in terms of financial and legislative decision-making.
Councils decide important matters, so it's worth turning out to vote in local elections on May 3.
A century ago, utopian thinkers and practitioners predicted the coming of a nude world of liberated bodies.
Not just period pieces, the 2017 films "Dunkirk" and "Darkest Hour" shed light on the intense Brexit debate, and raise important questions about Britain’s fundamental identity.
Back in the Middle Ages, as well as speaking English and Latin, many people living in Britain also spoke French.