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The patron saint of children and barrel-makers died on 6 December 343. 

From ancient Greece to the Second World War, from the papacy to the Antichrist, from Byzantium to China and the story of the Jewish people, historians select their favourite books of the past year.

We ask 20 questions of leading historians on why their research matters, one book everyone should read and their views on the Tudors …

The inventor of the saxotromba, saxhorn, saxtuba and saxophone was born on 6 November 1814.

We ask 20 questions of leading historians on why their research matters, one book everyone should read and their views on the Tudors …

Everything you need to know about entering this year's prize.

We ask 20 questions of leading historians on why their research matters, one book everyone should read and their views on the Tudors …

We ask 20 questions of leading historians on why their research matters, one book everyone should read and their views on the Tudors …

We ask leading historians 20 questions on why their research matters, one book everyone should read and their views on the Tudors ...

All the winners from this year's awards ceremony.