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In our Tudor special, Professor Eric Ives considers the lasting appeal of England’s most celebrated Royal household, while Tudor historians Anna Whitelock, GW Bernard, Susan Doran, Steven Gunn and Ralph Houlbrooke explain why they believe their choice of king or queen left the greatest legacy.
John K Walton takes a look at Britain's love affair with the seaside holiday and reveals how growing prosperity and the birth of the railways brought the delights of the coast within the reach of the masses.
Clare Makepeace examines the role of prostitutes and brothels for soldiers during the First World War.
Mike Esbester investigates changes in health and safety messages over the 20th century.
Dr John-Paul Ghobrial looks at early modern British attitudes to Islam and perceptions of Turks during the 17th century.
Jon Stobart describes how bills and account books can reveal fascinating insights about Georgian mansions – from fashionable furniture to expensive soap.
Marc Morris examines eight places linked with Edward I’s brutally thorough subjugation of the Welsh.