Our big story…
WHO KILLED JFK?
We know Lee Harvey Oswald pulled a trigger, but was he a lone gunman or part of a larger conspiracy? We examine the evidence…
Also inside the issue…
ELIZABETH I’S LOVE RIVAL
Hell hath no fury like a monarch scorned – as Tudor courtier Lettice Knollys discovered when she snatched the Virgin Queen’s long-standing sweetheart
THE REAL SIR JOHN MANDEVILLE
To his contemporaries, he was ‘bigger’ than Marco Polo. But was this travelling medieval knight, who’s tales inspired Christopher Columbus, a fraud and a fantasist?
THE IRISH POTATO FAMINE
How a million people fell prey to preventable diseases and hunger on the doorstep of the wealthiest nation in the world.
What make fries French? Your questions answered in Q&A!
Picasso, 1932 – The revered artist’s most prolific year, and the turbulence that inspired it.
What a kerfuffle! The Top 10 art relic animosities.
Imperial Rome’s worst defeat? The botched battle of Teutoberg Forest in AD 9.
Our look at what’s on this month and the latest book releases.
Win a fantastic prize with our historical crossword!
… and much more!