May 2015

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In the May issue of BBC History Magazine, leading historians challenge conventional views of Cromwell, Charles I and the armies that battled to control the British Isles during the Civil War.

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Meanwhile, Saul David explores the controversial sinking of the Lusitania in the First World War.

Dominic Sandbrook explains how the past 25 general elections were won and lost.

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And David Starkey opines on Magna Carta as its 800th anniversary approaches.