May 2015


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.


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.


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