Volume 36 Issue 5 May 1986

The Other Toxteth

The redevelopment of Toxteth in Liverpool means it now once again accommodates the middle classes, Tony Aldous talks of it rehabilitation.

Low-Life Caravaggio

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

Froissart, Chronicler of Chivalry

Kenneth Fowler looks at the genius of the 14th-century French courtier and chronicler and how he captured the spirit of his age in a sophisticated and complex narrative.

The Origins of the Hundred Years War

John Maddicott argues that Edward III's bid for glory in France was motivated by concerns about England's neighbours and trade as well as amour propre for his claim to the throne of Philip of Valois.