Chronicling an abusive relationship between people and the animals we have hunted, imprisoned and eaten.
Volume 70 Issue 11 November 2020
The identification of Magas, capital of the medieval Kingdom of Alania, reveals a civilisation forged by global interconnections.
Putting a pig on trial appears to defy logic, but in medieval France it gave rural folk the illusion of order in a frightening world.
We ask four historians whether the great advances of the Renaissance were extended to women.
Cecil feared the Tower, until his kinswoman Anne Bacon stepped in.
‘As we grow older, we often learn that we have misunderstood our parents and grandparents.’
The ‘discovery’ of America, capitalism, the Reformation and the Sunni-Shia divide all owe something to Selim the Grim.
The publishers of Radclyffe Hall’s The Well of Loneliness were prosecuted for obscenity on 9 November 1928.
Stripping Edward the Confessor of his independence.
A search for the first doctor.