December 2016


Andy King reveals why Edward I waged war against both Scotland and Wales, and questions whether the medieval king was a reluctant invader.

Douglas Smith questions whether there was British involvement in the mysterious demise of Russian mystic Rasputin.

Quintin Colville explores the complex character of Nelson’s mistress, Emma Hamilton.

And Felicity Aston describes the frenzy that followed the discovery of gold in Canada’s Yukon territory in 1896.