In our cover story on escaping Victorian poverty, Lesley Hulonce explores the efforts to save 19th-century children from the workhouse.
Guy de la Bédoyère looks at the Praetorian guard, the elite Roman soldiers who could create and destroy emperors.
Jane Winters considers the challenges which face future historians trying to study our current digital age.
Eric Rabkin reflects on the 20th-century obsession with Mars, and Hiram Morgan looks at the life of Hugh O’Neill, Elizabeth I’s Irish nemesis.
And Eamon Duffy tackles the big questions of the Reformation.