The week-long hurricane that struck the south of England and the English Channel on November 24th, 1703, was beyond anything in living memory.
Volume 53 Issue 11 November 2003
Peter Furtado introduces the series.
Andrew Cook looks at the idea of the unaided assassin, and finds several 20th-century examples.
The founder of Saudi Arabia died on November 9th, 1953. In his last years he was one of the richest men on earth.
Martin Evans introduces a new series on the painful past.
Bernard Porter points out similarities and contrasts between terrorism then and now.
Simon Thurley explains why the first Stuarts kept the great Tudor palace virtually intact.
David Johnson describes the infamous Marriage Act of 1753, which made marriage a tightly-regulated institution governed by church and state.
The Russian socialist movement divided on November 16th, 1903.
Anthony Cross describes the introduction of British games to Russia.