‘Have the authors of a two-penny weekly journal, a right to make a national inquiry'? 18th-century governments thought not and neither did the newspapers’ readers of the time.
Volume 36 Issue 10 October 1986
Tony Aldous observes the Newham based Passmore Edwards Museum which tells part of the story of the Great eastern railways.
Was the murder of the Count of Flanders by his own vassals divine retribution for past errors, or simply another stage in the development of a state? The chronicle of Galbert of Bruges gives a day-by-day account of the dramatic events following the assassination.
A look into a building designed by an early American architect situated in Hammerwood Park near East Grinstead in Sussex.
Ann Hills investigates National Trust properties in Ireland being singled out for new development plans.
A look into the largest ever archaeological exhibition at the British Museum.
Richard Normington looks into the popularity of Wargames.
David Stevenson takes a look back on the treaty that ended the First World War.
James Graham-Campbell looks at the persisting image of the Vikings as pagan raiders striking at isolated Christian settlements. But is this the whole truth? And how and why did the Vikings adopt Christianity?