May 2014 issue of BBC History Magazine now on sale

The May issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale. In our latest issue, Jessie Childs investigates the fate of the Catholics who lived and worshipped under the watchful eye of the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I.

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The May issue of BBC History Magazine is now on sale.

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In our latest issue, Jessie Childs investigates the fate of the Catholics who lived and worshipped under the watchful eye of the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth I.

Meanwhile, Carl Thompson tells the story of a group of sailors who were charged with murder after eating their cabin boy.

Elsewhere in the magazine, Roderick Bailey examines the numerous attempts to eliminate the Italian leader, Mussolini, in the Second World War.

And Lucy Worsley argues that the Hanoverians were every bit as interesting as the Tudors – with characters to match.

Our latest issue also features Linda Porter on why Margaret Tudor remains so obscure.

Meanwhile, Chris Bowlby asks whether, 25 years after the end of the Cold War, Nato still have the stomach to stand up to Putin.

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