Coming up in the December 2018 issue of BBC History Magazine

The explosive political legacy of Walter Ralegh, the Peterloo massacre of 1819 and the myth of King Arthur…


In our December 2018 issue, on sale 1 November 2018

Ralegh the radical


Anna Beer explains why the Tudor polymath had such an explosive political legacy

Peterloo, 1819

Stephen Bates tells the story of the 19th-century massacre, which is the subject of a major new film

Letters to Stalin

David Reynolds reveals the contents of wartime correspondence between the ‘Big Three’

The Arthur myth

Nicholas Higham argues that the legendary medieval ruler was a fabrication


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