Andrew Cook compares notes from Soviet sources and recently released MI5 files on Klaus Fuchs, the British nuclear physicist and spy who helped the Soviet Union develop the atom bomb.
Volume 53 Issue 8 August 2003
Andrew Smyth recalls the vision and enterprise of one of Louis XIV’s chief ministers and a Béziers businessman.
James Williams considers hunting as the ideal pastime for the nobility in the sixteenth century.
Alastair Dunn discusses the battle and its repercussions in its 600th anniversary year.
Jonathan Conlin considers the history of heritage panics, from relics to Raphaels.
Kents Cavern, Devon, is famous throughout the world for its wealth of archaeology and geology. Margaret Powling investigates the cave’s prehistoric past and looks towards its future.
Elizabeth A. Fenn examines a little known catastrophe that reshaped the history of a continent.
Richard Cavendish explores the papacy of Pius X, who was elected on August 4th, 1903.
Richard Cavendish describes James IV of Scots and Margaret Tudor's wedding on August 8th, 1503.