September 2016

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Julian D Richards looks at the Great Viking Army and shows how new research is transforming our understanding of the Norse warriors who battled the Anglo-Saxons.
 
Alexander Larman investigates how the Great Fire of London stirred up religious tensions in England in 1666.
 
Malcolm Vale argues that medieval king Henry V was far more than just a warrior.
 
And Alex von Tunzelmann reflects on the 1956 Suez crisis – an event that came to symbolise Britain’s decline as a global power.
 
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