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Roundheads vs. Cavaliers, The Great Belzoni, Krystyna Skarbek, Isabella I of Castile, Top ten deadly fashions, Murder, Inc, the invention of basketball, 19th century photography, the Royal Pavilion and more!
Our big story…
Julian Humphrys tells the fascinating tale of two friends, caught up in England’s civil war between royalist Cavaliers and parliamentarian Roundheads, a conflict that tore families, friends and nations apart.
Also inside the issue…
Great Adventures: Giovanni Belzoni
Meet the former circus strongman who travelled to Egypt and became one of its most prominent Egyptologists, raiding tombs across the land
Top 10: Deadly Fashions
From foot binding to corsets, and crinolines to arsenic dresses, these garments are truly to die for…
History Makers: Krystyna Skarbek
The Polish countess who became ‘Churchill’s favourite spy’
In Pictures: 19th century photography
Brighton’s Royal Pavilion
The first nuclear reactor
Murder, inc… the Mafia’s hitmen
… and much more!