July 2016 issue of History Revealed on sale now!

Richard the Lionheart, sporting heroes of the Somme, Thomas Edison, the Titanic, 1966 and all that, tennis star Alice Marble, Samurai, Henry Hudson and the Northern Passage, Alcatraz and the top 10 prison breaks, the Terracotta Army and much more!

History Revealed July 2016

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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.

Plus…

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

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… and much more!

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