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The Young Pretender

The Young Pretender

Bonnie Prince Charlie has not been portrayed correctly, as a new biography argues.

Frank McLynn

Inside an Enigma: Turing at Bletchley

Inside an Enigma: Turing at Bletchley

Turing's time at the code-breaking centre, and the innovations he led.

David Boyle

The Day they Pardoned Turing

The Day they Pardoned Turing

The 'Alan Turing Law', passed in 2013, and the man who inspired it.

David Boyle

IWD: Post-War Britain. Love in a Time of Peace.

IWD: Post-War Britain. Love in a Time of Peace.

Feminism and National Service.

Carol Dyhouse

IWD: The Press and Women’s Suffrage

IWD: The Press and Women’s Suffrage

What is left to understand about the British Women’s Suffrage Movement?

Amelia Bashford

Geoffrey Chaucer: A Renaissance Man in the Middle Ages, by Philip Gooden

Geoffrey Chaucer: A Renaissance Man in the Middle Ages, by Philip Gooden

The author of a series of Chaucerian mysteries describes the poet's early career.

Philip Gooden

The Champion: Pascual de Valencia

The Champion: Pascual de Valencia

Edward I and a brilliant knight of Aragon.

David Pilling

Potiorek: The Most Infamous Man in History You’ve Never Heard Of, by Alan Bardos

Potiorek: The Most Infamous Man in History You’ve Never Heard Of, by Alan Bardos

Gavrilo Princip is notorious as the person who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand, but General Oskar Potiorek the key actor in its success has largely been forgotten.

Alan Bardos

1066: A Game of Thrones, by Paul Bernardi

1066: A Game of Thrones, by Paul Bernardi

You win the Game of Thrones or you die, as Harold Godwinson learnt.

Paul Bernardi

Bath’s Cannon that Roar No More

Bath’s Cannon that Roar No More

As Flashman recalled at Balaclava, Wellington never lost a gun, but the Russians lost several during the Crimean War. Where did they end up?

Christopher Joll