June 2015

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In the June issue of BBC History Magazine, GW Bernard argues that Henry VIII’s second wife, Anne Boleyn, did not pressurise the king to make her his queen.

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Meanwhile, on the eve of the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, Tim Blanning asks why its lessons remain important.

Robert Hutchinson tells the story of Colonel Blood – an army officer’s bid to steal the Crown Jewels.

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And David Turner explores the turbulent history of public schools, Britain’s most privileged seats of learning.