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Four historians consider the harm caused by those who should have helped their political masters.
A British public relations company in cahoots with sympathetic MPs was unable to whitewash the military regime that seized power in Greece in 1967.
When Henry VIII and Francis I met 12 years after the Field of Cloth of Gold – with Henry accompanied by Anne Boleyn – both sought to outdo one another with exquisite items of display.
The complex reign of Henry III, the fourth longest in English history.
The ancient world found ingenious solutions for protective equipment in the workplace – but did its workers benefit?
Five hundred years ago, in a spirit of rivalry and cooperation, two young Renaissance monarchs asserted their power and authority at one of the last great demonstrations of the chivalric age.
What does it mean to speak gobbledygook, mumbo-jumbo or jargon? Such words are more fraught than the playful games of the Jabberwocky suggest.
Venice developed the most sophisticated intelligence network in Renaissance Europe, securing it from enemies within and without.
In the politically chaotic decades before true universal suffrage, some infants found a way to vote in British elections.
Exploring Paris, city of horses.