April 2009 – Volume 10 - No 4

500th anniversary of Henry VIII's coronation

Henry VIII: Mother's boy to ladies' man
David Starkey
explains the impact that the Tudor king's upbringing had both on his attitude to women and his incident-packed reign.

Henry's women
What portraits of Henry VIII's six wives - soon to be displayed at Hampton Court Palace - reveal about the women he married.

Who won the race to the North Pole?
In 1909 two explorers battled it out to be the first to reach the top of the world. Whose claims to have won the race should we believe?

Matchgirls Strike 1888
How some of Britain's most exploited female workers took on their employers and emerged victorious.

Amritsar Massacre 1919
Why did a British commander order his troops to fire on hundreds of Indian protesters in the Punjab, 90 years ago?

On Sale Date: 
Tuesday 31st March 2009
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Back issues and binders can be purchased by contacting 0844 844 0250.
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