August 2015 issue of History Revealed on sale now!

The Wars of the Roses, Che Guevara and the 20th century’s greatest revolutionaries, Vesuvius and the end of Pompeii, foods named after historic figures, the story of medicine, Lewis and Clark, the murder of Mountbatten, Butlin’s and much more.

History Revealed August 2015

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THE WARS OF THE ROSES

York versus Lancaster, white rose versus red, Plantagenet versus Tudor – the Wars of the Roses continue to fascinate. It was a period that saw the deaths of kings, the extinction of royal dynasties and the brutal slaughter of much of England’s nobility.

PLUS… THE BATTLE OF BOSWORTH
On a Leicestershire field in August 1485, a single day of bloody combat brought about monumental change in England, as one dynasty fell and another was born…

Also inside the issue…

FOODS NAMED AFTER FAMOUS PEOPLE
From Margherita pizza to Pavlova to Garibaldi biscuits, gorge on a feast of meals named after celebs from history, proving that sometimes cookery can be the sincerest form of flattery…

CHE GUEVARA: THE ROAD TO CUBA
The Cuban from Argentina, the righteous revolutionary who backed nuclear war, the anti-capitalist whose face was co-opted after death to create a lucrative, iconic brand…
PLUS: REVOLUTIONARIES WHO SHAPED THE 20TH CENTURY
Che joins the ranks of revolutionary thinkers and leaders – some peaceful, others very violent – who changed the course of history…

LEWIS AND CLARK
It was an 8,000-mile mission into the unknown. We follow the men that canoed uphill across a continent to unite America with its manifest destiny…

Plus…

Highwaymen, Hooverball and Hitler – History Revealed’s A-Z of History

What’s the oldest chat-up line in history? Your questions answered in Q&A

The history of Butlin’s

Vesuvius blows its top

Lord Mountbatten – the murder of the Queen’s cousin

The doctor will see you now – the story of medicine

The Hollywood scientist, Hedy Lamarr

Clash of oars at the Battle of Lepanto

Britain’s Treasures: Hampton Court Palace

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… and much more!