Michael Portillo discovers the story of Sir Francis Drake and the English Armada. Read more
The English Armada
Michael Portillo discovers the story of Sir Francis Drake and the English Armada.
Magna Carta Barons' French Invasion
How the barons responsible for Magna Carta also aided a second French invasion of England.
Morgenthau Plan and post-war Germany
Michael Portillo remembers the Morgenthau Plan, drawn up to punish post-war Germany.
The Georgian Facade
Michael Portillo discovers the Georgian period was not as elegant as we tend to believe.
The Junkers of Woodbridge Airfield
Michael Portillo remembers a crucial 1944 incident that impacted on the war.