In our latest issue, Nicola Tallis revisits the tragic fall of the ‘Nine Day Queen’, Lady Jane Grey, and asks why Mary Tudor had her executed.
Meanwhile, Kevin Ruane reveals why Winston Churchill fought to prevent a nuclear conflict, and Adam IP Smith investigates robber barons, the notorious 19th-century American industrialists.
Elsewhere, Sarah Gristwood looks at the network of women who held power in Renaissance Europe.
And Catherine Merridaletraces Lenin’s return to Russia from exile in Switzerland during the First World War.
The latest magazine also features Marc Morris and Alex Burghart, who explore the dramatic story of the Norman conquest and consider the legacy of 1066, examining the seismic shift it triggered in English society.