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In the October issue of History Revealed, we go beneath the mask of Elizabeth I – the Virgin Queen, the world's most powerful woman and the last of the Tudors


Our main story…



She is one of Britain’s most iconic rulers, she was the most powerful woman in the world and the last of the Tudors, but who was the real Elizabeth I?


To her people she was a creature of beauty and mother of the nation, but behind closed doors hid a queen riddled with insecurities and plagued by bouts of depression.

Also inside the issue…

The Great Escape 

The untold story of the three real escapees who made it home after the Stalag Luft III breakout – who don’t get a mention in the classic film. 

Rorke’s Drift: Against all the odds

How a handful of British soldiers defended the mission station at Rorke’s Drift during the Anglo-Zulu War against a horde of Zulu warriors. 

World War I in Colour

WWI brought about many changes in technology – more powerful bombs, tanks and aircraft to nae a few. For this wholly new kind of warfare, a new invention was used to document the devastation: colour photography. 


All your historical Q&As answered by our panel of experts

Orson Welles and War of the Worlds

Socrates: the man who kept asking why

Al Capone and the truth behind The Untouchables

How to visit… Windmills 

The greatest runners up

And see who Ian McMillan invites to dinner!


… and much, much more!

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