The real princess who inspired one of Disney's most popular film characters, Pocahontas is forever linked to a Kent town.
Thomas Becket was a powerful figure in the Middle Ages, here we find out about his tumultuous life and gruesome death.
Our county is dotted with fortifications but some are bigger and better known than others. Here we take a look at those that are easily overlooked.
Once on the frontline of Britain's defences many of Kent's forts have been left to ruin, we've explored the history of a decaying part of our history.
Since 1944, the SS Richard Montgomery has been submerged off the Kent coast but little has been said about the man who gave the vessel its name.
We delve into the colourful history of the county's formidable smugglers.
A man digging in a quiet field one summer's day would make a truly remarkable discovery that has never been surpassed to this day.
From a brutal murder to tourists on tandem tricyles, here's the fascinating history of pilgrimages in Kent.
They lived in castles, built fortresses along the coast and had secret love affairs in our stately homes, the Tudors have a long history in Kent.
We explored how Kent is linked to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot of November 5, 1605.
As public debate raged over how we should reflect on our history, we looked at some of the stories behind statues in the county.
He died at the hands of an assassin but the life of one man who shaped British life like few others has now been told.
Hundreds of years after his death, King Henry IV's final resting place in Kent was opened - to check he was actually in there!
Kent's strangest folk tales were recorded by Thomas Ingoldsby in the Ingoldsby Legends. But who was this mysterious friend of Charles Dickens?
After a fire wrecked Notre Dame in 2019, the story of Canterbury Cathedral's own blaze dramas was revealed.
When festive traditions were under threat, residents rebelled in the most English way possible - with a game of football followed by a riot.
The din of battle horns and longships off the Kent coast would have been an all too familiar sight as 1,100 years ago Viking raiders looted.
This is the story of an almost forgotten Kent village and the last remaining item from it.
Bones, teeth and coffins are scattered in a place off the Kent coast but few know the reason they are there - this is the story of Deadman's Island.
The gruesome murder of a man dragged to his death by an angry mob has been retold.
Now bustling with shoppers, the streets of Maidstone were awash with blood during the Civil War in 1648.
The murder of an eccentric Kent woman - only discovered after her foot was found buried under a pile of coal - remains unsolved to this day.
Chopped off, parboiled and smuggled to Kent - this is the story behind the skull locked away in a vault for years.
What's for dinner? Plan meals, try new foods and explore cuisines with tested recipes from the country's top chefs.
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