February 2016

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Chris Given-Wilson shows why the overthrow of Richard II dogged the reign of his successor, Henry IV.

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Meanwhile, David Reynolds explores the 1916 battle of Verdun that was the ‘Stalingrad’ of the First World War.

Elsewhere, George Goodwin reveals how Benjamin Franklin, a British patriot, became an American hero.

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And Jad Adams introduces the first female candidate for the White House, who stood for office in 1872.