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How do events in history influence the big modern-day news stories? A diverse range of articles from renowned historians examines all the backstories.

The 8 bloodiest Roman emperors in history — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, History Magazine, Roman Emperor, Ancient Rome, Historian, Costume, Aesthetics, Roman Britain, Fancy Dress

The 8 bloodiest Roman emperors in history — BBC History Magazine

Ruthless and violent, Roman emperors are famous for their tyrannical reigns of terror. But who were the worst Roman emperors? Here, historian Sean Lang examines eight of the bloodiest…

World Toilet Day: The Extraordinary History Of The Toilet – PolyTrendy Fine Art Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Framed Wall, Groom Of The Stool, World Toilet Day, Roman Britain, Photo Library, Poster Size Prints

Following the theft of a solid gold toilet worth £4.8m from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, we revisit this article by Julian Humphrys exploring the history of the toilet...

The story of the American Civil War: 32 key moments in the landmark conflict — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, Last Battle, History Magazine, War Image, Total War, Civil War Photos, American Revolution, American Civil War, Archaeology

The story of the American Civil War: 32 key moments in the landmark conflict — BBC History Magazine

With the Declaration of Independence in 1776, 13 former British colonies became the United States of America, but by the 1830s it was clear the new nation was divided. Adam IP Smith explains how the i

The American Civil War: 7 facts and fictions — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, World History, Ancient History, American Revolutionary War, American Civil War, History Magazine, Confederate States Of America, Civil War Photos, Rms Titanic

The American Civil War: 7 facts and fictions — BBC History Magazine

The American Civil War – fought between the United States and 11 southern states that had formed the 'Confederate States of America' – began in 1861 and ended in 1865. It was America's bloodiest clash

Percy Fawcett and the search for the ‘Lost City Of Z’ — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, Lost City Of Z, History Magazine, The Search, Creative Writing, Around The Worlds

Percy Fawcett and the search for the ‘Lost City Of Z’ — BBC History Magazine

When a gentleman explorer set off to find El Dorado under the media spotlight, he wasn't to know that his expedition would conclude with a very unexpected headline, writes Pat Kinsella

Four generations of Royal Ladies: baby Princess Anne with Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth (the future Queen Mother) and Princess Elizabeth - who would go on to be Queen Elizabeth II. Baby Queen, Queen Mother, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth Ii, Baby Princess, Windsor, Tsar Nicolas, Queen 90th Birthday, Royals

A brief history of royal mothers and childbirth — BBC History Magazine

The labours of queens and consorts in the past reveal much about the birth practices of the day – from the many attendants present in the birth chamber of Mary of Modena to Queen Victoria's use of ear

Vikings in Britain: how did raiders and marauders become lords and kings? Slytherin Harry Potter, Harry Potter Facts, Harry Potter Movies, Ravenclaw, Hogwarts, Draco Malfoy, Severus Snape, Hermione Granger, Bbc History

Vikings in Britain: how did raiders and marauders become lords and kings? — BBC History Magazine

Early medieval historian Ryan Lavelle uncovers the story of Vikings in Britain, from the early forays of seafaring raiders landing at Lindisfarne in 793 to battling Alfred the Great and Danish warrior

Frozen: Britain’s Little Ice Age — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, History Magazine, Ice Age, Finland, 19th Century, Britain, Frozen

Frozen: Britain’s Little Ice Age — BBC History Magazine

The Thames turned to ice, gales flattened communities, and famine killed peasants in their thousands. Brian Fagan describes the climatic calamities that beset Britain from the 14th to 19th centuries a

Pilgrim Fathers: In American colonial history, settlers of Plymouth, Mass., the first permanent colony in New England Of the 102 colonists, 35 were members of the English Separatist Church. Bbc History, Ap World History, American History, Family History, History Facts, Mayflower Compact, Pilgrim Fathers, Plymouth Colony, Plymouth Rock

On 16 September 1620, a merchant ship called the Mayflower sailed from England and made its way to the New World. How much do you know about the journey and the lives of those on board? BBC History Revealed shares five facts you might not know…

The Black Death of October 1347 to is one of the worst catastrophes in recorded history – a deadly plague that ravaged communities across Europe, changing forever their social and economic fabri Bbc History, Recorded History, Bubonic Plague, History Magazine, Black Death, Middle Ages, Middle School, Hush Hush, Fiction

An introduction to the Black Death

The Black Death of October 1347 to c1352 is one of the worst catastrophes in recorded history – a deadly plague that ravaged communities across Europe, chang...

The Happy Prince: Rupert Everett on Oscar Wilde’s life in exile — BBC History Magazine Lord Alfred Douglas, Prince Film, Rupert Everett, Tom Wilkinson, Bbc History, The Happy Prince, Emily Watson, Merlin Colin Morgan, The Imitation Game

Rupert Everett as Oscar Wilde in 'The Happy Prince'. "The image of Wilde in Paris at the end of the 19th century is full of fantasy and sadness, tragedy and humour," says Everett. (Lionsgate)

Ruthless and violent, Roman emperors are famous for their tyrannical reigns of terror. But who were the worst Roman emperors? Here, historian Sean Lang examines eight of the bloodiest… Bbc History, History Magazine, Roman Emperor, Apple News, Historian, Reign, Royalty

The 8 bloodiest Roman emperors in history — BBC History Magazine

Ruthless and violent, Roman emperors are famous for their tyrannical reigns of terror. But who were the worst Roman emperors? Here, historian Sean Lang examines eight of the bloodiest…

Royal sibling rivalry: Henry VIII, Richard III and other monarchs whose fate was determined by their brothers and sisters — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, Sibling Relationships, History Magazine, Sibling Rivalry, Richard Iii, Henry Viii, Historian, Siblings, Brother

Royal sibling rivalry: Henry VIII, Richard III and other monarchs whose fate was determined by their brothers and sisters — BBC History Magazine

Through history, the role of the second or third royal sibling has not always been easy. Here, historian Sarah Gristwood explores 10 of the most famous – and dysfunctional – royal sibling relationship

Percy Fawcett and the search for the ‘Lost City Of Z’ — BBC History Magazine Bbc History, Lost City Of Z, History Magazine, The Search, Apple News

Percy Fawcett and the search for the ‘Lost City Of Z’ — BBC History Magazine

When a gentleman explorer set off to find El Dorado under the media spotlight, he wasn't to know that his expedition would conclude with a very unexpected headline, writes Pat Kinsella

Early medieval historian Ryan Lavelle uncovers the story of Vikings in Britain, from the early forays of seafaring raiders landing at Lindisfarne in 793 to battling Alfred the Great and Danish warrior Slytherin Harry Potter, Harry Potter Facts, Harry Potter Movies, Hogwarts, Ravenclaw, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Hermione Granger, Bbc History

Vikings in Britain: how did raiders and marauders become lords and kings? — BBC History Magazine

Early medieval historian Ryan Lavelle uncovers the story of Vikings in Britain, from the early forays of seafaring raiders landing at Lindisfarne in 793 to battling Alfred the Great and Danish warrior