Charlemagne has a statue of the Saxon god Krodo torn down, while a church is built in its place. Engraving by Matthäus Merian the Elder, 1630.

By Paul Fouracre

The aftermath of the Fall of Rome.

By Jonathan Phillips

A comprehensive account of a topic whose bitter legacy resonates to this day.

By Stephen Badsey

Television has so far failed to embrace the latest historical research on the conflict.

By Frank Prochaska

The First World War transformed women-only Somerville College.

By Glenn Richardson

The life and personality of one of the greatest French monarchs.
Depiction of the Bodleian LIbrary in the 17th century, by Alfred Church, 1886. Bridgeman Images

By Adrian Leak

Bishop William Stubbs was arguably the discipline’s first professional.
Depiction of Richard being pardoned by Emperor Henry VI, c. 1196

By Minoo Dinshaw

Steven Runciman’s profile of Richard the Lionheart offers a nuanced and sensitive portrait.

By Richard Overy

The confusion after Hitler’s death damaged the West's relationship with Russia.


 Charles Stewart Parnell, the founder of the IPP

By Naomi Lloyd-Jones

Why the Conservatives are attempting to delegitimise a Labour-SNP coalition.
Demonstrators on Army Truck in Tahrir Square, Cairo by Ramy Raoof.  Licensed under CC BY 2.0 via Wikimedia Commons.

By Martin Evans

As a historical concept, resistance has been largely ignored by academics.
King's Manor, York – seat of the Council of the North after it was reinstated until 1641. Photo by by Rept0n1x - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons

By Stephen Cooper

How a 16th-century administrative body could solve the UK's constitutional crisis.
Page from the 14th-century Luttrell Psalter, showing drolleries on the right margin and a ploughman at the bottom

By Lawrence Warner

The question of who wrote the popular Middle English poem remains unanswered.
A world to survey: The Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog by Caspar David Friedrich, 1818.

By Mathew Lyons

Historians need to make a greater impact on the debate about the future of the world.

By Dean Nicholas

Germany's last Führer walks free from Spandau prison.
Worlds apart: women window-shop in Aleppo, Syria, 2008.

By Gillian Kenny

Three London schoolgirls will find themselves in a ‘medieval’ world.
A crowd watches the destruction of the last camp hut.

By Rhys Griffiths

A report from the Imperial War Museum's seminar on the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen camp in April 1945.