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 Somerset, duke of - regent for Edward VI
 Somerset, James - freed in 1772
 Somerset, William - personal armour
 Somerset House (London)
 Somes, Michael
 Somme - battle in 1916
  - first use of tanks, in 1916
  - brief account of battles in 1916 & 1918
  - as a turning point in history
 Somnath - temple of Shiva
  - destroyed by Mahmud of Ghazni
 Somoza Debayle, Anastasio - in Nicaragua
 Somoza Debayle, Luis - in Nicaragua
 Somoza García, Anastasio - in Nicaragua
 sonata - origins
 Song dynasty
 Songhay, African kingdom - and Ibn Batuta
 Songhay people - and Gao
 Song of Solomon - in the Bible
 Songs of Innocence (Blake)
 Songs of Innocence and Experience (Blake)
 Sonnets - of Shakespeare
  - brief account
 Son of Heaven - the Chinese ruler
 Sons and Lovers (Lawrence)
 Sooty (glove puppet)
 Soozhou - in Song dynasty
 Soper, Donald
 Sophia - regent for Peter the Great
 Sophia, electress of Hanover - death
 Sophia, St - built by Constantine
  - built by Justinian
 sophists - in 5th-century Greece
 Sopwith, Tommy
 Sopwith Camel - and Fleet Air Arm
 Soranus of Ephesus - and childbirth
  - condemns infant exposure
 Sorbonne - independent from 1231
 Sorel, Agnès - mistress of Charles VII
 Sorrows of young Werther - by Goethe
 Sosigenes - and the Julian calendar
 Sotheby's (auctioneers)
 Sotho - also known as Basuto
 Sound, The - between Denmark and Sweden
  - Swedish goods exempted from tolls
  - Sweden loses free passage
 South, Robert - Richmond silver flagons
  - tour through time
  - and Britain
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