Commemorating the overnight resting places of Eleanor's coffin, the 12 crosses were unveiled on 28 November 1291.
Volume 66 Issue 11 November 2016
The Victorian masterpiece was burned to the ground on November 29th, 1936.
The Smithfield Joust of 1467 was a triumph for Edward IV and his dynasty.
State policy, clerical abuse and the intellectually disabled in 1950s Ireland.
The contrast between Abraham Lincoln and presidential candidate Donald Trump could hardly be more striking. Yet both men can be placed within the continually evolving politics of the Grand Old Party, argues Tim Stanley.
The castles of Scotland are tangible evidence of the country’s evolution from violent feudalism towards a more settled and centralised nation state. David C. Weinczok explores a land of hill forts, towerhouses and châteaux.
Since the revolution, French history has been marked by moments that promise progress but end in bitter failure. The election of the Popular Front in 1936 was one such example, says Jonathan Fenby.
Kate Wiles explores a unique nautical chart, designed to be understood only by its creator.
Walatta Petros was a woman feared even by kings. Wendy Laura Belcher tells the story of the Ethiopian saint, her relationships with centuries of monarchs and the stories of the miracles she performed.
Witnessing the slow decline of his native Sicily, the last Prince of Lampedusa saw both blame and possible salvation in the island’s unique location and history, writes Alexander Lee.