Aged 48 or 49, the king died at Newark Castle on 19 October 1216.
Volume 66 Issue 10 October 2016
A family planning clinic opened in New York on 16 October 1916. It lasted only a few days.
Unpicking a tangle of history, myth and misunderstanding reveals why, for so long, we believed Harold was shot through the eye.
It is 300 years since the death of a remarkable Scottish noblewoman.
Since the beginning of the 20th century, a tiny collection of islets and shoals has been the focus of disputes involving seven nations.
Despite progress since the 1970s, female historians are still treated unfairly both inside and outside the academy. Things must change, says Suzannah Lipscomb.
Two conquests of England in quick succession led to a period of shifting identities and allegiances. Courtnay Konshuh and Ryan Lavelle explore how those on the losing side of history tried to forge a place in a new world under new lords.
The survival of a recently discovered song by the early Greek poet is little short of a miracle, says David Gribble. How was it discovered and what does it add to our picture of a complex and elusive figure?
Kate Wiles provides context for the first European image of the Aztec capital, razed by the Spanish in 1521.
Long before today’s project for a European political and economic union, William Penn, the English founder of Pennsylvania, offered a utopian vision of a Europe beyond the nation state, as Peter Schröder explains.