Volume 51 Issue 3 March 2001

Timur's army attacked the ancient town on 24 March 1401.

The Russian emperor was assassinated on 23 March 1801.

Richard Cavendish marks the somewhat mysterious death of a Georgian prince, on March 20th, 1751.

Richard Cavendish marks the somewhat mysterious death of a Georgian prince, on March 20th, 1751.

Philip Reed looks at the redevelopment plans for Churchill's Cabinet War Rooms.

Charlotte Crow reviews the Museum of London exhibition tracing three centuries of artistic creativity in London.

Tim Coates reviews the new Uncovered Editions from The Stationery Office which reprint government documents on historical topics.

Geoff Metzger, head of The History Channel in the UK, describes a youth well spent at the movies.

Hannah Diamond and Claire Gorrara examine recent debates over resistance to the German occupation of France.

Angus Mitchell shows that new scientific methods are sometimes unable to settle old historical controversies.

... to India's coral strand. Ann Savours describes the journeys and motivations of geographer and historian Sir Clements Markham.

Steve Parissien looks at the posthumous assessments of George IV and his reign - and finds the king's historical reputation falls short of the image he sought to project.

Timothy Benson assesses Hitler's irritated reaction to being lampooned by David Low of the Evening Standard.

Aubrey Burl explains how the myth of the stones transported from south Wales to Salisbury Plain arose and why it is wrong.

Reggie Oliver looks at the links between some of the highest-placed women in Louis XIV's court and some notorious Parisian dealers in drugs, death and the dark arts