First Written Secular Play

Dramatist Henry Medwall wrote the first English secular play Fulgens and Lucrece in 1490, Continue reading

Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading

The First Penny Was a Silver Coin

The first silver coin penny was minted in Mercia, England in 790 Continue reading

First Archbishop of Canterbury

St. Augustine or Austin was the first Archbishop of Canterbury and founder of the Christian Church in southern England. Continue reading