Volume 51 Issue 6 June 2001

The Mortgage Strikes

Andrew McCulloch draws attention to an important omission from a recent television reconstruction on 1940s London

It's Not Cricket

Simon Craig finds that bribery scandals in cricket are nothing new and that even Englishmen are not incorruptible.

The Act of Settlement

Richard Cavendish explains how the Act of Settlement, signed by William III on June 12th, 1701, brought the Hanoverian dynasty to the throne.