June 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 June 2021 issue, on sale 13 May 2021…

Faith at sword-point

Marc Morris argues that the conversion of the Anglo-Saxons was far bloodier than we think

How Aids changed Britain

Janet Weston reflects on the epidemic that ravaged the country in the 1980s

Eccentric hermits

Richard Sugg introduces five unusual recluses, from troubled billionaires to unwashed holy men

Tulsa Race Massacre 

Scott Ellsworth explores the worst case of racial violence in US history

Marcus Aurelius 

Shushma Malik reveals how Rome’s philosopher-emperor was set on the path to war

The Prince Philip years

Alwyn Turner charts the total transformation of Britain during the Duke of Edinburgh’s life

Medieval romance

Lydia Zeldenrust delves into our forebears’ fascination with tales of dragons, knights and chastity chickens

Britain’s motor city

Steve Humphries follows the meteoric rise – and crushing fall – of Coventry’s automobile industry

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