Volume 3: Issue: 5
Contents of History Today, May 1953
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Charles Dimont traces the background and development of the English nation's favourite song.
M.G. Brock surveys the political landscape in Britain in 1837.
The English royal line has included several notable collectors of art, as Doreen Agnew here documents.
A study of the dangers and difficulties that confronted the young Queen in 1558, and of the courageous strategy by which she overcame them. By J.E. Neale.
On January 15th, 1559, England’s twenty-five-year-old sovereign left Whitehall to be crowned Queen. This article, by A.L. Rowse, was first published in May 1953,...
Long excluded from public business, King Edward showed, when he came to the throne, a remarkable grasp of foreign affairs. He was, as A.P. Ryan says, “a good...
Charles Seltman traces the idea of the ruler not only great but good—helper and protector of his subjects—back to Alexander of Macedon.
Eric Linklater finds that among medieval champions of Scottish independence was an ancestor of Elizabeth II, the heroic Robert the Bruce
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