The explorer died on October 20th 1890.
Volume 65 Issue 10 October 2015
The English noble and a major figure during the reign of Henry IV died on October 13th 1415.
The ancient rune-like writing system is carved into stones across Ireland.
New discoveries about Winchester Cathedral provide insights into the relationships between a prominent churchman and his Tudor kings.
Mihir Bose challenges the perception of Winston Churchill as a demi-god who was essential to Britain's war effort.
Peter Schröder highlights key publications on Germany’s contribution to the history of ideas from the Enlightenment to the present day.
On the 500th anniversary of Henry V’s victory, British troops were once more struggling against overwhelming odds in northern France. Stephen Cooper looks at how Britons of the Great War found inspiration in the events of St Crispin’s Day, 1415.
Poor and small, Portugal was at the edge of late medieval Europe. But its seafarers created the age of ‘globalisation’, which continues to this day.
Throughout the 20th century responses by Britons to the sexual abuse of children have been hindered by the desire to avoid scandal and blame the victim, argue Adrian Bingham, Lucy Delap, Louise Jackson and Louise Settle.
Too many historians and commentators view history from a western perspective. In doing so, they turn their back on the roots of our global system, argues Peter Frankopan.