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Robin Hood, Lost Treasures, Isaac Newton, Pearl Harbour, Marie Antoinette, the US Exploring Expedition, the Crimean War and much more in this month's History Revealed!

History Revealed December 2016

Our big story…

ROBIN HOOD

We investigate the story of Robin Hood, a legendary bandit whose myth has inspired countless TV and film adaptations. But was there any truth behind the story? Was there a real-life vigilante, stealing from the rich and giving to the poor? Come and find out!

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Also in the issue…

TOP TEN LOST TREASURES

Ever dreamed of finding your own chest filled with gold, silver and jewels? Well, maybe you can! See our guide to help you locate the world’s most precious missing booty.

ISAAC NEWTON

A genius with a hot temper and grouchy personality, the inventor of calculus and the three laws of motion didn’t have an easy upbringing, and although his legacy lives on, he was a controversial and almost unpopular figure in his heyday.

ATHENS, BIRTHPLACE OF DEMOCRACY

What was life in the ancient Agora like? Ancient Athens is renowned for being the birthplace of democracy, but what gave rise to this revolutionary new form of government?

Plus…

Why did we used to eat whale vomit? Readers’ questions answered in Q&A

The US Exploring Expedition, this month’s Great Adventures

Ada Lovelace, the world’s first computer programmer, daughter of Lord Byron

Villers-Bocage, Normandy: the iconic WW2 tank battle

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… and much more!

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