Christmas 2015


In our Christmas 2015 issue, Rosalind Crone questions whether life really was that tough in 19th-century Britain.


Meanwhile, Jonathan Dimbleby offers his take on one of the Second World War’s most perilous campaigns.

Elsewhere in the magazine, John Haywood charts the Norse expeditions to the New World.


And Carolyne Larrington explores the extraordinary medieval events that inspired the TV series, Game of Thrones.