Coming up in the January 2021 issue of BBC History Magazine

What's in the January 2021 issue of BBC History Magazine?

Coming up in the next issue of BBC History Magazine…

In our January 2021 issue, on sale 29 December 2020…

Bonnie Prince Charlie


Jacqueline Riding seeks to separate the truth from the legend about the Jacobite hero

A martyr for the ages

Emily Guerry reveals how Thomas Becket has been reimagined in the centuries since his murder

Island at war

James Holland explores the dramatic 1943 Allied invasion of Sicily, and the lessons learned for D-Day


As the world battles Covid-19, Gareth Williams explains how diseases such as smallpox were eventually defeated


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