Volume 26 Issue 1 January 1976

David Mitchell describes the postwar peace-making efforts employed by Woodrow Wilson in 1919.

John Godfrey describes how the capture of Constantinople in 1204 was an unexpected result of the Crusading movement.

The failure of the Plot, writes Cyril Hamshere, forms a complex story of espionage and counter-espionage; its events caused Elizabeth I to give up all ideas of restoring Mary Queen of Scots to the Scottish throne.

T.F. Chambers describes the fate of the first large steamship to be built of iron.

‘England’s loss was the United States’ gain’, writes William Noblett, when the fiery eighteenth century radical Joseph Gales established a prosperous foothold in the New World.

William Seymour describes how a large area of Dorset and Wiltshire, abounding in deer, was hunted by King John and granted to Robert Cecil by James I.