The medieval parish church was the meeting point of many different things, both sacred and secular.
The cross-dressing saga of the Queen of Lydia and the most formidable of Classical heroes.
After the death of Harold on 14 October 1066, Edgar Ætheling’s claim to the throne gained support.
Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor, was obsessed with falconry. This led him to write a truly revolutionary book on the subject.
How did women experience warfare in early medieval Britain?
E.H. Carr’s belief that the histories we get depend on the questions we ask is more relevant than ever.
Britain’s obscenity trials and censorship laws.
The 1930s spy ring who informed on technological advances in the defence industries.
Fought on 7 October 1571, the great sea battle between Christian Europe and the Ottoman Empire was seen as a pivotal moment in history. Have its consequences been exaggerated?
The extraordinary insurrections of Gustave Paul Cluseret.