The Crown star Jared Harris on playing George VI, why the Abdication Crisis still resonates, and whether Queen Elizabeth II will like the show
History fans will find a lot to love about Vikings Season 4 Part 1 as it arrives on DVD and Blu-ray
Michael Hirst, creator of the Vikings TV series, on sagas, museums and getting the research right for the History hit
Win 3 Wrath of the Northmen models from W. Britain worth over £100 in our viking competition
The Sir Michael Howard Centre of the History of War is delighted to host Prof John Horne on 1 November 2016
Peer behind the portholes of the iconic World War II survivor with World of Warships’ HMS Belfast VR Experience.
Håkan Håkansson of Lund University weighs up the chances of discovering whether George Louis of Hanover had a love rival butchered
Defacing the Past: Damnation and Desecration in Imperial Rome curator Dario Calomino explains how the likes of Nero and Sejanus were erased from Roman life
A selection of artist-drawn comic postcards picked by James Taylor author of Pack Up Your Troubles – How Humorous Postcards Helped to Win World War I
Meet two extraordinary veterans from Arnhem, fly in a WWII fighter jet, discover the truth about Edward I and witness the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich.
From Shakespeare’s slander to contemporary controversies, it’s a mistake to judge Richard III by modern standards
Matthew McConaughey’s historical epic Free State of Jones charts the horrors of Reconstruction and the birth of the Ku Klux Klan
Dr Cassie Newland on Victorian codebreaking, the unsung genius of Charles Wheatstone and the 150th anniversary of the Transatlantic Communications Cable
Patricidal Princes, guilt-stricken gladiators and musical militarians… India’s greatest Emperors didn’t always follow the conventional path
Perhaps the most recognisable face in the world, the queen’s enduring popularity is showing no signs of waning after 90 years. Unexpectedly thrust into the royal line of succession as a child, her life has been wrought not only with … Continued
Dr Catherine Danks explains how the Leningrad Blockade and radical politics brought Britain and the USSR together
Discover the house that defined Victoria and Albert’s happiest years, Easter Island’s mysterious stone heads and more inside issue 5 of Explore History
Uncover the dark truth about the famous Victorian conflict, meet El Cid and a 17th Century mercenary and enter Himmler’s Nazi Camelot.
Royal College of Physicians historian Berwyn Kinsey explains the gruesome greasy remedies used by London’s doctors
Inside the latest issue of History of Royals, find out how the Great Fire of 1666 was the making of Charles II, uncover the Anglo-Saxon queen that killed for the crown, and take a tour of King Francis I’s Château … Continued