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Inside: Tudor family fortunes, recycling and the Second World War, Mesopotamia, Bohemians and the end of the English republic.
A pagan queen, an unruly woman and a valiant warrior: Boudica has lived a varied afterlife in British history.
The 1,200 square miles of mountains that make up the Alps have been both frontier and a venue for fun.
In late 1945, a small self-styled fascist church established itself in southern England, where its members worshipped Adolf Hitler.
How one of the greatest advances in human culture also helped divide Christendom.
For the lesser-known members of the great Tudor dynasties, loyalties were divided. Should you support your king, queen or family?
Two imperial ventures, in the same Middle East town a century apart, reveal the similarities – and differences – in the exercise of power.
A pagan queen, an unruly woman and a valiant warrior: Boudica has lived a varied afterlife in British history. Why is the ancient queen of the Iceni such an enduring figure?
The modern belief that the Middle Ages was a time of ignorance and superstition means that we often end up believing fantastic stories, too, as the tale of a Czech preacher and his emperor demonstrates.
The prime minister at the time of Napoleon’s defeat was a keen observer of European politics. His government sought a balance of power on the Continent, but with minimal British engagement.
As the Battle of Britain raged overhead, the nation’s women were urged to salvage metal for the war effort. But was it just propaganda?
Revelations about the US nuclear codes during the Cold War from the man who helped draft the policy.
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