Now if you think of Royal houses in the east you probably think of Sandringham.
But hundreds of years before Kings and Queens built a palace in West Norfolk, the Suffolk coast was the seat of power for the Anglo-Saxons.
And just recently archaeologists have discovered artefacts at Rendlesham near Sutton Hoo, which they say is conclusive evidence that there was once a grand royal settlement there.
Is this the most important archaeological find of a generation, Tanya Mercer went along to find out more.
A lost settlement which housed the Anglo-Saxon royalty who created the famous Sutton Hoo burial mounds has been unearthed in Suffolk.Read the full story ›
It will forever be remembered as the Great War when nearly one million British soldiers died in the battlefields of France and Belgium.
Next year it'll be 100 years since the start of the First World War and the Government has announced a £50 million programme to commemorate the centenary.
Eight Bronze Age wooden boats discovered in a quarry in Peterborough are now being conserved at the city's Flag Fen archaeological centre.Read the full story ›
Eight Bronze Age wooden boats discovered in a quarry in Peterborough are now being conserved at the city's Flag Fen archaeological centre.
The 4,000 year old vessels are being kept cold and wet to stop them from deteriorating.
They will eventually be treated with the same chemical that's been used to preserve the Tudor warship the Mary Rose.
Bletchley Park codebreaker Alan Turing looks set to follow Sir Winston Churchill onto a banknote according to bookmakers Ladbrokes.
Sir Winston will feature on five pound notes due to enter circulation in 2016.
Punters are now speculating as to who will follow suit with Alan Turing the 4/1 favourite.
The maths genius helped crack top secret German codes. His work is credited with shortening the duration of the Second World War.
A museum in Cambridge is in the running to be awarded the title of the UK's Museum of the Year and a £100,000 prize.
Those at the Museum of of Archaeology and Anthropology in Cambridge are hopeful they can impress the judges.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson:
A museum in Cambridge which covers 2,000,000 years of human history is up for a prestigious arts award which could net a prize of £100.000.
Sarah-Jane Harknett of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology says they hold fantastic exhibits from across the Anglia region and across the world.
A museum in Cambridge is in the running to receive a prize of £100,000 - the largest arts prize in the UK.
The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, which recently had a major facelift, is one of ten finalists for the prestigious Art Fund Prize Museum of the Year.
The Cambridge museum will have to wait until June to find out if it's been successful.
One of the last letters written by Antarctic explorer Captain Scott has been bought by the Scott Polar Research Institute in Cambridge.
The letter was written as he lay dying in his tent on the way back from the South Pole. It reveals his fears for the future, for his wife and son - and the certainty that he wouldn't make it back.
Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Stuart Leithes: