April 2014 issue of BBC History Magazine now on sale

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The April issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale.

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In our latest issue, Sir Ian Kershaw considers why, of all the 20th-century monsters, Nazi leader, Adolf Hitler, continues to fascinate us most.

Meanwhile, Desmond Seward investigates why Henry VI was venerated after his death, despite his many failings in life.

Elsewhere in the magazine, Paul Edmondson answers the big questions on William Shakespeare: what did he look like? Was he happily married? And how did he get his money?

Meanwhile, experts have raised doubts about whether we can truly say that bones found underneath a Leicester car park are those of Richard III. Click here to read the news story. And you can share your verdict by taking part in our poll.

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The issue also features Susan Castillo Street, who debunks some of the myths swirling around the celebrated Native American, Pocahontas.