The new issue of BBC History Magazine is out now!
In the latest issue, Ryan Lavelle argues that Alfred the Great had to battle and bargain with unruly Vikings to bring peace to England in the ninth century.
Meanwhile, Alison Weir explores the life of the lost Tudor princess – Margaret Douglas.
Elsewhere in the magazine, Max Hastings reveals the remarkable stories of some of the Second World War’s most prominent secret agents.
And Loyd Grossman explains how Britons from all classes fell in love with popular history in the 18th century.
Plus, Joann Fletcher answers the major questions surrounding the Ancient Egyptians, and Sam Willis examines how the Royal Navy was unable to prevent American revolutionaries from securing independence.
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