May 2016 issue of BBC History Magazine out now!

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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.


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.


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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