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September 2022 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

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Published: August 4, 2022 at 2:30 pm
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Inside the September 2022 issue of BBC History Magazine, on sale now...

Henry V’s troubled legacy

Lauren Johnson explains why the blame for Henry VI’s many failures lies largely with his bellicose father, Henry V


Stalingrad through German eyes

Iain MacGregor explores the previously unpublished testimony of a German officer on the front line

Politics on screen

In the ninth part of our series on the BBC’s history, David Hendy revisits the birth of televised political debate

The Popish Plot

Victor Stater reveals how 17th- century “fake news” of a Catholic plot resulted in dozens of deaths – and the birth of modern party politics in Britain

A country divided

Seventy-five years after the partition of India, Kavita Puri examines the continuing legacy of that division across the subcontinent and in the UK

When dragons arrived

Daniel Ogden traces the evolution of the mythical monsters, from ancient Greece to medieval masterpieces

The dig that transformed urban archaeology

Michael Wood revisits the excavation in Winchester that launched a new era in British research six decades ago

Medieval trailblazers

Janina Ramirez introduces a trio of characters demonstrating that women in the Middle Ages were far more than merely wives, mothers and sisters


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