Volume 73 Issue 3 March 2023

The Birth of Time

March has two of the year’s most important anniversaries: the creation of the world and the creation of time.

Hot Gossip

Recalling Hollywood’s best anecdotes and old grudges.

Glory or Gravity?

John Hutchinson and Isaac Newton were both devout scholars who believed that the natural world and God were inextricably linked. The similarities ended there.

The Lost Tudor

Son of a queen and uncle to the king who founded a dynasty, history almost forgot Edward Tudor. Why?

No Silver Bullet

The extraordinary life of Henry Christophe, King of Haiti from 1811 to 1820.

Treason of the Clerics

For 600 years Muslims held sway over the Indian subcontinent. Then democracy and a desultory leadership did them in.

Getting Away with Murder

Found guilty of the Temple Murders in 1733, Sarah Malcolm became the most notorious woman in Britain. Did she commit the crime alone? Did she commit it at all?

Save Your Ass

The US government was happy to support the assassination of foreign officials – but not to be seen doing so.