March issue out now

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The latest issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale. In our new edition Anne Curry discusses the growing pains of Henry V, charting his journey from wayward prince to warrior king.

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Elsewhere in the magazine, Peter Hart hails the bravery of French troops in the opening exchanges of the First World War.

The March issue also features Diarmaid MacCulloch, who questions whether Thomas Cromwell deserves his reputation as a scheming upstart.

Also in this issue, leading historians assess the consequences of the discovery of Richard III’s remains in Leicester.

Meanwhile, Sam Willis analyses a series of first-hand reports from some of Britain’s greatest naval triumphs, and Emma Griffin challenges the notion that the Industrial Revolution brought nothing but hardship for workers.

Plus, David Hendy explains that finding out what our ancestors heard, as well as saw, is crucial to gaining a better understanding of what it was like to live in the past, and Chris Elliott discusses eight places related to Britain’s craze for Egyptian architecture in the 19th century.

You can buy the magazine in all good newsagents. If you’ve read it and would like to comment on the articles, you can get in touch with us by post, telephone or email.

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