Attempts to regrow the Glastonbury thorn after it died in 1991.
Volume 48 Issue 12 December 1998
New research suggests the Beowulf poem can be traced to North Kent.
Big Ben was first heard over the radio at midnight on 31 December 1923, to announce the New Year.
The importance of teaching history to younger children and the risks of its removal as a key subject from the primary curriculum
Ronald Hutton describes the origins of his historical quest for self-discovery.
Jeremy Black looks at the Royal Mail’s decision to devote all their stamps in 1999 to British history over the last millennium.
Laura Rodriguez finds that, in spite of the devastating outcome for Spain of the Cuban conflict of 1898, there were some positive consequences.
How did Britain, though assumed to be bankrupt, pursue an anti-Communist economic war from 1945. Ian Locke examines the case.
Dominic Janes describes how the early Church reconciled its teaching of holy poverty with the accumulation and display of spectacular wealth.