F Discover why bigger was better when it came to leaving an architectural legacy
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G Meet ancient Egypt’s most powerful women
G Find out how pharaohs prepared for the afterlife
G The big questions about Egypt’s pharaohs
G What was daily life like for Egypt’s esteemed rulers?
G Eight unusual bans that highlight women’s long struggle for equality
G Should Oliver Cromwell have chosen a different successor to rule England?
6 Snapshots A 10-year-old chess superstar and more
12 What We’ve Learned This Month Roman beer production, Darwin’s missing notebooks, and more
14 My Life in History Michael Brown, historic gardener
16 This Month in... 1613 London’s Globe theatre burns to the ground
19 Paranormal Cold Case Danny Robins investigates a haunted house in East Sussex with celebrity links
21 In a Nutshell The Monmouth Rebellion of 1685
24 Spotlight on... Charles Dickens
73 Ask the Experts Why do we say ‘goodbye’? This, and other historical questions answered
79 TV, Film & Radio This month’s history entertainment
82 What’s On Exhibitions and events in the world of history
84 Books & Podcasts The latest historical releases and podcasts
86 Historical Fiction Alison Weir shares an extract from her new novel about Elizabeth of York
87 Prize Crossword 88 Letters 89 Next Issue 90 Photo Finish
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