Our big story…
RICHARD THE LIONHEART: MEDIEVAL CRUSADER KING
Shortly after becoming King of England, Richard I left these shores to join the third Crusade to recapture Jerusalem. But the Lionheart encountered trouble at every turn.
Also inside the issue…
INVENTOR OF THE MODERN WORLD
Thomas Edison held more than 1,000 patents, including the first commercial lightbulb, phonograph and motion picture camera. History Revealed reveals the man who brought light, sound and pictures to the world.
THE FINAL WHISTLE
Here’s the story of Donald Bell, the top-flight footballer who sacrificed his sporting career to fight at the Somme.
IN THE LAND OF THE SAMURAI
Japan was a violent, divided country before 1600 when a titanic battle opened up this insular nation to the rest of the world.
Interview with Masterchef’s William Sitwell
How was ice cream made before refrigerators? Your questions answered in Q&A
Tutankhamun, toothbrushes and tennis – History Revealed’s A-Z of History
Henry Hudson and the search for the Northern Passage
Excavating the Terracotta Army
1966 and all that – when England dominated football and culture
Alice Marble: the tennis star turned World War II spy
The King James Bible
Papier-mâché heads, a raft made of raincoats and a drill made from a vacuum – the ingenious escape from Alcatraz
Bustin’ outta here! The top 10 prison breaks in history
Titanic – what made the ocean liner so special before its doomed maiden voyage?
Visiting Hadrian’s Wall
… and much more!