For nearly 40 years, she was queen of the ballet stage, but Margot Fonteyn once set her sights on becoming Queen of Panama. This article was first published in the April 2016 issue of History Revealed
Viking explorers, William Shakespeare 400 years after his death, the top 10 oddest taxes, Chernobyl nuclear disaster, D-Day inventions, Easter Rising, Margot Fonteyn, Lexington and Concord, the story of circumnavigation, Haile Selaisse, a daring prison break all to climb a mountain, Rebecca Riots and much more!
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Much like the phrase’s meaning, establishing the origins is a rough estimate. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
In 19th-century Britain, the working classes united under six demands and one rallying cry – power to the people! This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
Jon Bauckham shares the story of the South Sea Company – the 18th-century financial institution that brought a nation to its knees. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
Barbie has come a long way since the doll first went on sale at the American Toy Fair in New York City, on 9 March 1959. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
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Lush, powdered wigs had been popular since the end of the 17th century, but only for men. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
Tomb at Deir el-Medina, where the first strike took place.
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With so many monumental construction projects being carried out, it may not be all that surprising that the first strike was in Ancient Egypt. This article was first published in the February 2016 issue of History Revealed
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In 1726, a young woman from the Surrey town of Godalming caused a medical sensation, baffling physicians with her unusual condition. This article was first published in the June 2014 issue of History Revealed
The events of 20 March 1974 remain the closest anyone has got, in modern times, to abducting one of the British royal family. This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of History Revealed
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