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War erupted in Britain in the middle of the 17th century, and raged for almost ten years, but why did it start in the first place?
Plus… CHARLES I: MARTYR KING
The most important execution in British history saw King Charles I beheaded by his subjects, and the dawning of a new age in government.
Also inside the issue…
Ancient Egypt’s most famous daughter, and how she seized power in her home and formed an alliance with Rome.
The lone wanderer who sailed across the entire world purely for the thrill of adventure.
How two climbers risked life and limb to be the first men to triumph over the mammoth mountain that is Mount Everest.
All your historical questions answered by our panel of experts
Amadeus and the real rivalry between Mozart and Salieri
Dambusters sink the battleship Tirpitz
The search for Lord Lucan begins
How to visit… City Walls
Guide to the Nobel Prizes
The extraordinary life of Ned Kelly
…and much, much more!