A diversionary invasion of England during the Hundred Years’ War led to a battle outside Durham on 17th October 1346.
Volume 46 Issue 10 October 1996
Gordon Marsden reviews the millennium exhibition that challenges preconceptions about the European nation state.
Douglas Johnson on why French historians are still arguing about the Holocaust.
October 24th-26th, 1596
Richard Cavendish visits one of the most evocative regimental museums in the country.
Wesleyan Catholicism - a contradiction in terms? Not in the 18th century, argues Charles Goodwin.
Tony Aldgate looks at how a 60s film about a Cockney Lothario dealt with sex, censorship and angry/ cynical young men.
Edward Coleman weighs up Modern Italy's Northern League against its medieval Lombard inspiration.
Elizabeth van Houts reconstructs memories of occupation (with echoes of the 1940s) from post-Norman conquest chronicles.