Saoirse Ronan plays the Scottish queen.
The doomed Scottish monarch has divided opinion ever since the days when she was forced off the throne.
Title page and dedication from a 1613 King James Bible, printed by Robert Barker.
Private Collection of S. Whitehead
Research on under-catalogued documents in Oxford sheds new light on one of history's most influential books.
People hold up face masks with Shakespeare’s portrait during celebrations to mark the 400th anniversary of his death this year. It was a completely different story when he died.
This year, the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death has been marked by a flood of events around the world. But why did his exit cause so little public grief at the time, in and beyond the country of his birth?
To achieve independence, history says you should play a long game.