American boxer William Richmond, c1805. (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)
William ‘Bill’ Richmond was a mild-mannered chap – known for his quick wit, elegant dress, politeness and sobriety. But when he stepped into the boxing ring he became the ‘Black Terror’. History Revealed magazine investigates...
Franz Ferdinand before his assassination. (Henry Guttmann/Getty Images)
By 1914, after a century of relative peace, the competing ambitions of Europe’s leading powers had turned the continent into a tinderbox. History Revealed magazine investigates...
William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain – design for a cascade at Chatsworth, c
Why not head to the new exhibition at the V&A Museum to see some of the work by the Georgian’s premier architect?
Professor Robert Bartlett | BBC/Jamie Simpson
The new BBC series examining the history of England’s longest ruling dynasty began this week
A model based on the Seal of Dover. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)
Coming from the French word for 'five', the confederation of five ports goes back to the Middle Ages and still exists in some form today. History Revealed magazine investigates...
There was only one major naval encounter in World War I. History Revealed magazine investigates...
“Next to the loss of life, the sacrifice of a limb is the greatest sacrifice that man can make for his country.” So wrote The Times in 1920
Roman physician and philosopher Galen | © Steven Wynn
For millennia it was standard practice – sometimes taking over a pint of blood at a time – for a list of ailments, including headaches and hysteria
The 101st Airborne are also called the Screaming Eagles | © John Cairns
The men of Easy Company during World War II will always be known as the ‘Band of Brothers’ thanks to Stephen Ambrose’s book and the hit television series
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