Civil War turncoats, Eastern views of the First Crusade and the myth of Mary Seacole: a preview of our September issue.
In the September issue of History Today, we take a look at one of the less understood aspects of the English Civil War: combatants who changed their allegiance. In this month's cover story, Andrew Hopper discovers that switching sides during the conflict was more common than once thought, and that such 'turncoats' played an important part in determining the war's outcome.
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