Discover the shocking treatment of kidnapped Africans transported to the Americas as slaves
Spooky af new exhibition Spellbound: Magic, Ritual & Witchcraft is on at the Ashmolean, Oxford from 31 August 2018 to 6 January 2019
From the Privateers of the Caribbean to the Pirates of South China Seas, discover 10 of the most infamous swashbucklers and freebooters in history
Director Piotr Szkopiak discusses his new film, The Last Witness, and the challenges in bringing one of WWII’s often forgotten tragedies to the big screen
Exclusive first look at the colour trailer and poster art for shocking German World War 2 film The Captain, based on the true story of Willi Herold
The Pilgrim Fathers only began to matter with the American Revolution: Discover the political legacy of the Mayflower
Director David Blair discusses how his new film Hurricane tells the less familiar story of the Battle of Britain’s Polish fighter aces
Win tickets to a real-life Tiger Tank experience day and a three-in-one Airfix model kit
Discover the true story of the Scottish ‘Red King’ who inspired Shakespeare’s murderous tragedy
Whether you prefer a gin and tonic or a pina colada, discover the origins of these spirited concoctions
Professor Sheffield and Imperial War Museums explore every month of the Great War, including in-depth research and first-hand accounts
Medieval alchemists tried to find the ancient recipe for making gold and achieving immortality. None succeeded, yet modern science owes much to their techniques…
Blackbeard was a pirate feared all over, but how much truth to his legend was there?
Director Felix Randau discusses his Neolithic biopic of Ötzi the Iceman ahead of its release in UK cinemas
The rise of the railway brought seaside resorts in reach of the masses — and fresh challenges to maintain Victorian morality
How the French queen with a passion for fashion, stubbornness and extravagant spending fell from glory to guillotine
History of War has three high-quality Owners’ Workshop Manuals to give away to one lucky reader
From Pompeii to Hurricane Katrina, the world-renowned seismologist discusses the earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions that have changed the world in her new book
Pádraic Delaney, Tom Cullen and Simon Merrells reveal what to expect from HISTORY’s new Crusades period drama
The ‘Scourge of Allah’ wrought death and destruction across the Islamic world, but did he totally deserve his bloodthirsty reputation?
The American Revolution musical Hamilton is praised everywhere you look, but does it deserve such universal acclaim?
Discover the secrets of the Pythia, the sisterhood of seers who advised Ancient Greek kings for almost a thousand years
As it’s 200 years since Frankenstein was first published, we count down the female writers who broke the 18th and 19th century glass ceiling