January 2016

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In our January 2016 issue, Hannah Skoda shows how war, crime and rebellions impacted on life in the Middle Ages.

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Ian Mortimer and Nicholas Vincent debate what really happened to the 14th-century king Edward II.

Sarah Hudspith reveals the historical background of the Russian novel War and Peace.

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And Stephen Bates revisits the events of the 1936 abdication crisis that shocked Britain.