June 2022 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!
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Inside the June 2022 issue of BBC History Magazine, on sale from 12 May 2022...
How the civil war was won
Jessie Childs chronicles a brutal siege in 1640s Hampshire that did much to doom King Charles I
Lives less ordinary
Lucy Worsley tells the story of three outwardly unremarkable women caught up in pivotal events in British history
War without end
Elisabeth Leake argues that the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in 1979 triggered a series of conflicts that continue to haunt the nation today
A cultural institution
In the sixth part of our series on the BBC's history, David Hendy describes how the corporation tried to scale the peaks of "high culture"
Jubilees through the ages
Tracy Borman reveals how three of Elizabeth II's predecessors marked significant anniversaries on the throne
The big questions of the Black Death
Monica H Green tells Ellie Cawthorne how science is transforming our understanding of the lethal pandemic
The Elizabethan mind
Helen Hackett explores how people in the 16th century tried to untangle the mysteries of the human psyche
Raised by wolves
Richard Sugg recounts the strange and often disturbing experiences of children who lived in the wild