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Volume 18 Issue 9 September 1968

Scientist and, later, international statesman, Nansen embarked upon his great polar voyage in 1893, writes Michael Langley.

Herman Ramm unearths the medieval roots of a Jorvik landmark.

For over 150 years, writes Christopher Duffy, generations of Irish gentry sought service in the armies of the European powers.

In the second century A.D. North Africa played an important role in imperial Roman life

William Seymour takes us on a visit to the New Forest, stretching from Southampton Water to the Wiltshire Avon, and the favourite hunting ground of many English monarchs.