Cleopatra and the history of Ancient Egypt’s pharaohs, top 10 survival stories, Charles Darwin and the voyage of the Beagle, the reign of Charlemagne, Edward Curtis’s photographs of Native Americans, the Battle of Kursk, how John Harrison solved the Longitude Problem, history’s greatest sports star Jim Thorpe and much more!
CRIME SPECIAL – the 50 most infamous villains of all time, the history of crime and punishment in Britain and the epic voyage of the First Fleet. Plus: the attack on Pearl Harbor, Samuel Pepys, the Pony Express, Sutton Hoo, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Spanish Inquisition, Battle of Naseby and much more!
On 7 April 1739, Dick Turpin’s life was snuffed out at the end of the rope – but his legend was only beginning... This article was first published in the April 2015 issue of History Revealed
Pat Kinsella explores the life of the pirate who earned a centuries-spanning reputation as the most dastardly sea-devil of them all, but who may have been one of the kindest – or rather, less villainous… This article was first published in the February 2015 issue of History Revealed
The quest for the Holy Grail has obsessed everyone from medieval poets and crusading knights to modern churchmen, historians, archaeologists, filmmakers, novelists and Nazi leaders – yet we don’t know what it looks like, or even whether it exists at all… This article was first published in the October 2015 issue of History Revealed