Maleficium: Witchcraft and Witch Hunting In the West author Gordon Napier on the real story of the witch terror
Infected with the plague, stabbed in the bum and attacked by a bear, discover history’s 10 weirdest assassination attempts
In 1845, Sir John Franklin set sail for the Arctic with 128 men. They never returned.
With the Crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem at Saladin’s mercy, Queen Sibylla followed her heart and not her head
World War 2 veteran Garth Wright tells his dramatic story of escape during the Dunkirk ‘miracle’ in 1940
Eleanor of Aquitaine’s Court of Love gave Medieval women the upper hand in romance, but was it real?
Habsburg heir Franz Ferdinand killed 274,899 animals in his lifetime and his 1893 world tour was an orgy of bloodshed
How could a man who believed in seances and fairies possibly have created Sherlock Holmes?
Dan Snow leads the hunt for jaw-dropping heritage images in the first ever Historic Photographer of the Year Awards
DCI Frank Merlin author Mark Ellis on the delicate balance between fact and fantasy in historical fiction
How Richard Wagner’s romantic visions and Trevor Ravenscroft dubious research linked Hitler to the Hofburg Spear
Tudor Murder Files author James Moore on bloody monarchs, gun control and Tudor tabloid reporting
From Nazi gold to sunken treasure ships, discover 8 of the most intriguing lost treasures worthy of Indiana Jones
Discover the crude concoctions, love potions and aphrodisiacs cooked up by Medieval witches and court physicians
To mark the centenary of its foundation IWM London explores and explains the tragedy of the Syrian Civil War
The Tank Museum and World of Tanks present a new exhibition that unifies every Tank of the Tiger family
Her legend steeped in witchcraft, power and intrigue, the story of Viking queen Gunnhild Gormsdóttir blurs fact and fantasy
Liberal Democrat peer Paddy Ashdown discusses his military service and the importance of history in uncertain times
From Zenobia to Boudicca, discover 10 Warrior Queens who led their armies from the frontline
Word War II veteran Bob Hucklesby, Royal Engineers, describes his harrowing experiences as a POW in the Far East
Witch Trials, Werewolves and Vlad the Impaler: Discover the 8 Most Haunted Castles in History
Ed Mosberg, who appears in the documentary Destination Unknown, shares his experience the Krakow ghetto, Płaszów and Mauthausen
Rebel Cities author Mike Rapport on what Britain’s 18th century adventures tell us about the role of Europe and America