Our big story…
THE ROMANS ARE COMING!
For nearly four centuries, Britain was part of one of the largest empires of the ancient world. It was a place where fine art and architecture flourished, but only for those with money. Not everyone appreciated the Roman way of doing things in the empire’s most distant, northerly province.
PLUS… HADRIAN’S WALL
In the second century AD, the Emperor of Rome ordered the construction of a wall to secure the northernmost border of his empire. It was to be the greatest single building project ever seen in Europe.
Also inside the issue…
THE NOBLE EXPERIMENT
It was meant to cure the country of its social and moral ills, but Prohibition had the opposite effect – it failed to stop Americans from enjoying a drink.
AROUND THE WORLD IN 72 DAYS
Follow journalist Nellie Bly, who went around the world in less than 80 days as she raced the fictitious Phileas Fogg, as well as a very real rival travelling in the other direction.
MAN OF STEEL
How the charming cobbler’s son from Georgia became one of the most powerful, feared and ruthless men of the 20th century.
Lego, Lionheart and Liberty – History Revealed’s A-Z of History
Who was Charles I’s executioner? Your questions answered in Q&A
The natural disaster that ravaged Europe, the Black Death
Edward and Wallis – how a king gave up the throne for love
Money makes the world go round – the top 10 wealthiest people in history
The first flight from the Wright Brothers
The real story of how Coco became Chanel
The sinking of the Lusitania – WWI’s infamous civilian attack
George Robert Twelves Hewes – hero of the Boston Tea Party
Visiting the Crown Jewels
Try and win a fantastic prize by completing our historical crossword
… and much more!