Volume 70 Issue 11 November 2020

Execution of a Feminist

Olympe de Gouges was executed for sedition on the order of the Revolutionary Tribunal on 3 November 1793.

Hard Labour

A fresh account of Ernest Bevin, who operated at the summit of British public life for almost three decades.

Do You Padge?

With big costumes and bigger audiences, pageants were the pastime of choice in the early 20th century. 

Between Galileo and Newton

Christiaan Huygens has been long overshadowed by Isaac Newton. But he is the better example of a modern scientist. 

Calling Home

What does a late 19th century fashionable London house name have in common with a medieval open-field system?