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February 2017
Martyn Bennett charts the remarkable rise of Oliver Cromwell, revealing how a middle-ranking MP was transformed into a military leader.
 
Giles Tremlett highlights the astonishing talents of Isabella of Castile, and Kimberley-Joy Knight look at some remarkable medieval love tokens. 
 
Kathryn Hughes highlights some unusual stories about the bodies of prominent Victorians, including George Eliot’s hand and Charles Darwin’s wild whiskers.
 
John Wilson reexamines the history of the East India Company, and Julian Glover hails the talents of Thomas Telford, the man who built modern Britain. 
 
 

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