July 2020 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

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

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Inside our July 2020 issue, on sale 11 June 2020…

Field of the Cloth of Gold

Glenn Richardson describes the pomp and pageantry on offer at Henry VIII and Francis I’s 1520 peace summit 

Cosmopolitan Chaucer

Marion Turner on the 14th-century poet’s inventive, international life 

Who’s holding the baby?

Helen McCarthy traces the challenges that have faced working mothers since the turn of the 20th century 

Henry III in his own words

David Carpenter on the inner world of the medieval king, gleaned from Henry’s own correspondence 

The forgotten Korean War

Grace Huxford explores the story of the 1950–53 conflict, and why it quickly faded from British consciousness 

Dickens: social crusader

On the 150th anniversary of the novelist’s death, Rosalind Crone highlights his battles for social justice 

Composing Beethoven

Jessica Duchen charts the events that were instrumental in forging the classical composer’s innovative talent 

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