Victoria was by no means a model constitutional monarch, but she remains a fascinating figure in British history

Sixteenth-century England did have links with the Ottoman Empire. But let’s not overstate their importance

The late Duke of Westminster took his responsibilities very seriously and supported many worthy charities

The anniversary offers a chance for older and younger generations to continue ‘the pursuit of Argentina’s destiny’, the Pope has said

Himmler, Goebbels, Heydrich and others were all drawn to Nazism after rejecting their Catholic faith. Were they searching for a new saviour?

Ambassador Nigel Baker commemorated the 250th anniversary of James Francis Edward Stuart’s state funeral

Scott Hendrix has written a scholarly but vivid portrait of a man living through a spiritual crisis

After Mary Beard’s list of important Romans, here’s mine…

The building has been revealed in the Nezahualcóyotl reservoir in Chiapas state

Antony Beevor gives a vital historical insight into the Ardennes offensive of 1944