May 2016 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

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

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In our new issue AJ Pollard reveals how the Yorkist king Edward IV almost brought the Wars of the Roses to an end.

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Meanwhile Joanne Paul examines Thomas More, one of the most controversial figures of the Tudor era.

Elsewhere in the magazine Nick Hewitt argues that the battle of Jutland played a decisive role in Britain’s First World War triumph, and James Holland recalls a little-known, but crucial, Allied victory against Japan in the Second World War.

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Meanwhile Richard Sugg explores the sinister world of 19th-century fairies and Spencer Mizen picks out some of history’s most curious undergarments.

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