Issue 68 December 2010

Margaret of Burgundy

Richard Hughes asks whether the ‘Diabolical Duchess’ was in reality another Tudor victim.

The Career of A.J. Balfour

Graham Goodlad reviews the career of A.J. Balfour, an unsuccessful Prime Minister and party leader but an important and long-serving figure on the British political scene. 

The French Revolution and the Catholic Church

In 1789, Catholicism was the official religion of France – five years later worship was suppressed. The French Revolution posed problems for religion, but religion also posed plenty of problems for the new republic.