Wagner's opera was first performed in Munich on June 10th, 1865.
Volume 65 Issue 6 June 2015
An exhibition at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford.
Before its untimely end this once great city was the centre of a vast and powerful civilisation.
The artist died on June 1st, 1815.
The great conqueror took the Chinese city on June 1st, 1215.
Andrew Roberts is both entertained and stimulated by Felix Markham’s 1963 article on Napoleon, which made judicious use of what correspondence was then available.
Nigel Saul marks the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta with a comprehensive overview of the landmark books that dominate the field.
Roger Hudson detailes how 122,000 French troops were evacuated from Dunkirk to Britain in May 1940.
Larry Gragg investigates the evidence behind ‘Bugsy’ Siegel’s claim that he planned to kill the high-ranking Nazi in 1939.
Derek Wilson explores the Prebendaries Plot against Henry VIII’s reforming archbishop.