August 2015

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In the August issue of BBC History MagazineRichard Barber argues that a personality clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket was a key cause of the archbishop’s murder.


In the August issue of BBC History MagazineRichard Barber argues that a personality clash between Henry II and Thomas Becket was a key cause of the archbishop’s murder.

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Meanwhile, Saul David challenges the contention that the 1976 raid on Entebbe was flawlessly executed.

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Elsewhere in the magazine, Emma Levitt reveals what jousting can tell us about ideals of manliness in the 16th century, and Janina Ramirez talks about some remarkable icons of the early English church.