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Tudor war against Scotland

Tudor war against Scotland

The bloody end met by Mary Queen of Scots at the hands of her cousin Elizabeth I of England is well known. But what of Mary's early reign? Hazel Blair explores how events on the Continent impacted Anglo-Scottish relations in the 16th century, and explains the background to a savage ten-year war between Tudor and Stewart.

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The Russian Civil War
The Russian Civil War
How did the Russian Civil War betray a popular revolution? MHM Editor Neil Faulkner assesses the historical significance of the conflict. It matched in scale, drama, and significance the American Civil War half a century before. Yet the Russian Civil ...
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MHM 87 Quiz: win a set of Casemate Short Histories!
MHM 87 Quiz: win a set of Casemate Short Histories!
This month, you could be the lucky winner of a set of Casemate Short Histories. The new Casemate Short History series offers concise and entertaining guides to a broad variety of military history topics. This month, MHM is giving you the chance to get your ...
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Passchendaele: plans and preparations
Passchendaele: plans and preparations
Why did the British fight the Third Battle of Ypres? MHM editor Neil Faulkner analyses the background to Haig’s offensive in Flanders in autumn 1917. The controversy has lasted a century. It will probably never be resolved. The Third Battle ...
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American naval power: Abraham Lincoln and the Union Navy
American naval power: Abraham Lincoln and the Union Navy
Patrick Boniface analyses the expansion and transformation of the US Navy during the American Civil War. 'Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I shall spend the first four sharpening the axe.' So said Abraham Lincoln, one of ...
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Strategic bombing: Gothas over London
Strategic bombing: Gothas over London
Ian Castle looks at the German air offensive against London in 1917-1918. A hundred years ago this summer, German aircraft opened a shocking aerial campaign against London. Whereas the much-feared Zeppelins had appeared furtively under the cloak of darkness, the ...
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Winston Churchill: 10 little-known facts
Winston Churchill: 10 little-known facts
Winston Churchill, the emblematic British wartime leader is instantly recognisable by his ...
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TOP FIVE: Gladiators
TOP FIVE: Gladiators
MHM introduces the most fearsome warriors of the Roman arena. 5. Marcus Attilius Free-Born ...
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Spitfires: 8 little-known facts
Obscure facts about the Spitfire that you need to know ...
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TOP FIVE: Female Spies
TOP FIVE: Female Spies
MHM rounds up the most daring and decorated female agents in history ...
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10 ways to mark the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings
The best known date in English history may be 1066, but how much do you really know ...
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Hitler Facts: 10 little-known facts
Many strange, contradictory and often largely unsubstantiated rumours have arisen about Hitler, both in life ...
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5 Myths about the Wars of the Roses
We examine 5 myths surrounding the Wars of the Roses, as part of our 17-page ...
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9 Kings Who Lost Their Thrones
Taken from the MHM34 feature, here are 9 deposed monarchs, some of whom were quite ...
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