Skip to main content
Read page text

Page Text

49

F Inside Edward IV’s marriage to Elizabeth Woodville – and what happened when their eldest son came to take the throne

40

32

G Tamar the Great and other lesser-known rulers G Stability and anarchy: the story of the four Matildas

H The lives of England’s most famous queens

EVERY MONTH

6 Snapshots A wartime St Patrick’s Day, and more

12 What We’ve Learned This Month An investigation into medieval injuries, a colourful piece of Devon history, and more

14 My Life In History Richard Fitch, historic kitchens manager at Historic Royal Palaces

16 This Month In... 1496 Henry VII authorises Italian-born explorer John Cabot to explore unknown lands

21 In A Nutshell e 19th-century Corn Laws debate

73 Ask the Experts Who invented the saxophone? What on earth is the Lloyds Bank Coprolite? ese and other historical conundrums answered

48 47 39

28

G How queens used religious patronage to their advantage

79 TV, Film & Radio is month’s history entertainment

82 What’s On Virtual history events to enjoy in lockdown

84 Books & Podcasts e latest historical releases and podcasts

86 Historical Fiction Laura Shepherd-Robinson discusses her new novel - a crime thriller set in 1780s London

70

87 Prize Crossword 88 Letters 89 Next Issue 90 Photo Finish

G Snapshots from a journey through sub-Saharan Africa 64

G Why the world came perilously close to World War III – and nuclear armageddon

LIKE IT? SUBSCRIBE!

24

SAVE 30% AND GET A FREE BOOK

MARCH 2021 5

Skip to main content