Coming up in the May 2020 issue of BBC History Magazine

What's in the May issue of BBC History Magazine?

Coming up in the next issue of BBC History Magazine…

In our May 2020 issue, on sale 16 April 2020…

Victory in Europe


Discover how the Nazis were defeated, in a special 24-page Second World War supplement

Anarchy in the UK

Matthew Lewis offers a new take on the 12th-century civil war between King Stephen and Empress Matilda

Sex, scandal and Charles II

Linda Porter discusses the women who dominated the Stuart court in the late 17th century

Medieval magic

Catherine Rider on why the people in the Middle Ages turned to spells and potions


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