In our cover feature on the death of King John, Laura Ashe investigates the persistent rumours that the hated monarch was murdered.
Tim Benbow challenges common misconceptions about the famous Allied evacuation of Dunkirk in 1940.
James Evans explores England’s 17th-century migration crisis, in which the country saw an exodus to North America.
Emma Butcher and James Rogers chart child soldiers throughout history.
Clare Mulley discusses her new book about the lives of two female pilots who flew for Nazi Germany.
David Reynolds traces the people and events of the Cold War, from detente to denouement.
Plus, we explore how iron helped build the British empire.