<p>Think you know your history? Think again.</p><p><br></p><p>From the former slave that taught Darwin to the first female playwright who was also a spy for the English King, historian, author and broadcaster Dr Fern Riddell is exploring some little-known characters from history to reveal not just their incredible stories, but also why they're so important for our view of what the past looked like.</p>


Title Date published
The Sacred Band of Thebes 2020-11-10
Olaudah Equiano and the British Abolitionist Movement 2020-11-03
A Tribute to Olaudah Equiano 2020-10-27
Allan Noel Minns the WW1 Officer and Son of Britain's First Black Mayor 2020-10-20
The Ivory Bangle Lady and Roman Britain 2020-10-13
The First Black British Football Heroes 2020-10-06
The Night Witches and the Fighting Women of the Soviet Union 2020-09-29
The Chevalier d'Éon and Gender Nonconformity 2020-09-22
Inghen Ruaidh, the Birka Grave and Viking Warrior Women 2020-09-15
Dr Fern Riddell returns with a brand new series sponsored by Ancestry 2020-09-08
John Edmonstone the Former Slave who Taught Darwin 2019-11-27
Mary Anning the Pioneering Fossil Hunter 2019-11-20
Aphra Behn and Female Espionage 2019-11-06
The Mary Rose and the People of Tudor England 2019-07-19
Dr Fern Riddell's #NotWhatYouThought 2019-07-10

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