An author and historian explains the best tips for how 21st century Britons might be able to survive medieval times and what life was truly like.
Frances Kidder was the last woman to be hanged in public after being found guilty of the murder of her step-daughter.
The stories of Kentish folk put to death for their crimes, or even other people's crimes, are not for the faint hearted.
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.
This is the story of an almost forgotten Kent village and the last remaining item from it.
For years one Kent village has reigned supreme as the most haunted in England, but has it been beaten?
Now bustling with shoppers, the streets of Maidstone were awash with blood during the Civil War in 1648.
Isolated estuaries and islands, a wealth of skilled boat-builders and fishermen and the short Channel crossing made Kent a hotbed for illicit trade.
The gruesome murder of a man dragged to his death by an angry mob has been retold.
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.
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.
Opponents called for one of Kent's most photographed sights to be destroyed with a chainsaw amid claims it is an "object of hate".
From a headless drummer boy to an emotional, glass-throwing ghoul, here are some of Kent's spookiest tales.
A secluded chapel deemed one of Kent's best-kept secrets is at the centre of a tale which saw a woman meet her death in the most horrific way.
The gruesome discovery of a pit “filled to within inches of the top” with human remains was made in a church.
Folklorist Neil Arnold shares some of his favourite ghostly tales.
We look at the scariest places in Kent, including a wedding venue terrorised by monks.
Shortly before midnight on a Saturday in August an angry drunk asked the ferryman at Snodland to take him across the River Medway.
Three men were sentenced to death for setting fire to a barn during The Swing Riots in 1830.
There may not be much discussion about hangings in Caffe Nero today but the spot where dozens of men, women and boys were publicly executed is only a short distance away in Maidstone.
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