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BBC History Magazine1 min readAutomotive
Timeline
The first cars made in Britain are built by Daimler in Coventry. Soon after, Humber and Rover are among the many Coventry cycle companies that switch to making cars. The Standard Motor Company introduces the mass assembly line to Coventry. Output sho
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History On The Box
Historian and broadcaster DAVID OLUSOGA tells us about his new four-part series on the breakthroughs that have helped humanity conquer some of the world’s deadliest diseases – and double our life expectancies What story do you tell in Extra Life? It’
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The Churches Of Conversion
Christianity had originally been introduced to Britain as early as the third century, when the island was part of the Roman empire. When St Augustine and his companions arrived at the end of the sixth century to convert the Anglo-Saxons, therefore, t