November 2021 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

The latest issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale!

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Inside our November 2021 issue, on sale 30 September 2021…

In defence of George III


Andrew Roberts counters the narrative that the king was a tyrannical brute who gave the American colonies no choice but to rebel

Medieval duels

Hannah Skoda reveals why our ancestors chose to fight to the death to resolve intractable disputes

Windows on to history

From arrow slits to stained glass masterpieces, Rachel Hurdley shows how windows illuminate the past

The author of abolition

David Olusoga on how Olaudah Equiano added a powerful voice to the campaign to end the slave trade

Elizabeth and Mary

Susan Doran chronicles Elizabeth I and Mary,Queen of Scot’s fraught relationship via 12 objects

The firing line

James Holland tells the epic story of the tank regiment that won more battle honours than any other British Army unit in the Second World War

Medieval worship

Nicholas Orme answers five big questions on the experience of going to church in the Middle Ages


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