Christmas 2022 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!
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Mark Stoyle follows the violent progress of the Prayer Book Rebellion, the 16th-century uprising that engulfed Devon and Cornwall
Keshia N Abraham and John Woolf introduce a diverse cast of journalists, scientists, actors and musicians whose stories deserve to be better known
During the Middle Ages, triumph in battle wasn’t just a matter of military might – sneak tactics often paid dividends, says James Titterton
Fall of the Ottoman empire
A century after the demise of the oncemighty superpower, Ryan Gingeras explains how outbreaks of sectarian violence fuelled its downfall
Jane Draycott traces the fall and rise of Cleopatra Selene, offspring of Egypt’s most famous queen
Cuban missile crisis
How close did the world really come to nuclear war in 1962? Max Hastings returns to that febrile moment and draws lessons for today
Signs of the times
Rosamund Oates explores the lives of deaf people in the early modern period
Dawn of the digital era
In the final part of our series on the BBC’s history, David Hendy discusses how the broadcaster embraced the digital revolution