Emma Mason

Emma Mason is Digital Editor for BBC History Magazine

This 14th‑century miniature shows men enjoying a glass of red wine. Alcohol feat

In the Middle Ages, the nation that was to give the world the full English widely skipped breakfast. Yet, by 1600, a culinary non-entity had become a key part of our daily routine. Why the change? Ian Mortimer investigates...

This article was first published in the April 2013 issue of BBC History Magazine


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Joan Prentice, Cony and Upney hang after third Chelmsford trial, 1589 - Topfoto

What happened when someone was charged with conversing with the Devil or practising sorcery on the king? Owen Davies lifts the lid on 10 of Britain’s most infamous witch trials...

This article first featured in the December 2012 issue of BBC History Magazine

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