Christopher Winn

The invention of the telephone, the early years of the steamboat and other great Scottish firsts.

The actress behind the Spirit of Ecstasy, the mascot on every Rolls-Royce, and other women who have inspired famous emblems.

'Crisis? What crisis?' was Prime Minster James Callaghan's response to Britain's Winter of Discontent in 1979. However, he never actually said those words. A compendium of wrongly-attributed quotations.

A surprising number of Archibishops of Canterbury have met a violent end. Christopher Winn looks at some of the more notorious examples.

On November 8th 1974, Richard Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, vanished from his house in London’s Belgravia and was never seen again.

Christopher Winn, author of I Never Knew That, lists four historic structures that have been moved to new locations.