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 Northumbria - Anglo-Saxon kingdom
  - brief account
 North West Company - 1783-1821
 North-West Mounted Police - in 1873
 Northwest Passage - and Cartier
  - brief account
  - Henry Hudson
 Northwest Territories - from 1867
 Northwest Territory - established in 1787
 Norton (motorcycle)
 Norton, Caroline - and Melbourne
  - tour through time
  - first centralized kingdom
  - and early socialist parties
  - votes for women in 1913
 Norwich (Norfolk)
  - care for the sick poor in 16th century
  - builds Bethel asylum
 Norwich City (football team)
 Nostell Priory, W Yorkshire
 Nostromo (Conrad)
 'no such thing as society' - Thatcher
 Not Angles but angels
 'Not a penny off the pay' - General Strike
 notation, musical
 notebooks - in ancient world
 Not the Nine O'Clock News
 Nottingham - taken by Danes in 867
  - start of English Civil War
  - and the spinning jenny
  - and Richard Arkwright
  - and the Luddites
  - brief history of town
 Nottingham Forest (football club)
 Notting Hill (London)
 Notts County (football club)
 Nouvelle Héloïse - by Rousseau
 Nova Scotia - French and British rivalry
  - ceded to Britain in 1713
  - and the Dominion of Canada
 Novaya Zemlya - rounded by Barents
 novel - and Don Quixote
 Novello, Ivor
 'November criminals' - in Nazi demonology
 Nove Mesto - in Prague
 Novgorod - origin
  - inhabitants baptized in 989
  - charter of self-government in 1019
  - end of independence in 1478
  - and the Swedes
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