December 2017

In our next issue, Nicola Tallis considers Elizabeth I’s love rival and recounts the battle for Robert Dudley’s affections
Meanwhile, Charles Spencer and Charlotte Hodgman trace the future Charles II’s attempts to evade capture during the Civil War era
In a feature on survivors of the Blitz, Daniel Todman looks at how British people rebuilt their lives after the devastation of the Second World War raids
Elsewhere, Miranda Kaufman considers Africans in Tudor England and reveals the forgotten black presence in the 16th century