In our May issue, leading historians challenge conventional views of Cromwell, Charles I and the armies that battled to control the British Isles during the Civil War.
Meanwhile, Saul David explores the controversial sinking of the Lusitania in the First World War.
Elsewhere in the magazine, Dominic Sandbrook explains how the past 25 general elections were won and lost, and David Starkey opines on Magna Carta as its 800th anniversary approaches.
Our May issue also includes a feature from David Cannadine, in which he considers why Winston Churchill’s reputation is still on the line.
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