Robin Lockhart

The Kaiser in Exile

Exile to the Netherlands following the First World War chastened Kaiser Wilhelm II, but Robin Bruce Lockhart cannot believe that the former ruler of imperial Germany was ever either the mountebank, or the monster, which his biographers have tried to make him.

Scotch Comfort and Joy

Robin Bruce Lockhart celebrates the past and present of the immortal dram and its historic links with our seasonal festivities at Christmas and New Year.

Who Killed Jan Masaryk?

Robin Bruce Lockhart looks at the Anglophile his father knew and discusses new theories on how he died and why.

Brendan Bracken, Founding Father

Robin Bruce Lockhart, 'midwife's assistant' at the birth of History Today, contributes some personal recollections of the magazine's mercurial and larger-than-life founder.