Far from being the bogeymen of history, Geoffrey Robertson QC says that the English regicides were men of principle who established our modern freedoms.
Volume 55 Issue 9 September 2005
Stewart Lone looks beyond the idea of the impassive, self-sacrificing citizen to discover how ordinary Japanese people really reacted to the war with Russia in 1904-05.
David Carpenter recalls the vanished world of the London docks in the 1950s.
Sebastian Walsh looks at a forgotten friend and adviser to Queen Elizabeth from the early years of her reign.
Alison Barnes reveals a new discovery about the Eddystone lighthouse: the first of its kind to be built on rocks in the sea.
Historian of suburbia Mark Clapson peers over the fences of Wisteria Lane to discover a fifty-year-old myth still at work.
Ralph Griffiths commemorates the recently deceased historian of medieval Wales and Britishness.
Richard Grayson reveals the human side to a wartime Cabinet minister’s personal tragedy.
Ian Kershaw sees 1945 as a real watershed in Europe’s history of the last century.
Seán Lang tells of the Dufferin Fund, an aristocratic initiative supported by Queen Victoria to improve medical conditions, particularly in childbirth, for Indian women in the late 19th century.