Free online access is available for six of the most popular articles from the last five volumes of Historical Research (2005-9):

The shiring of East Anglia: an alternative hypothesis. LUCY MARTEN

A parliament full of rats? Piers Plowman and the Good Parliament of 1376. GWILYM DODD

New light on the ‘Drummer of Tedworth’: conflicting narratives of witchcraft in Restoration England. MICHAEL HUNTER

Gladstone and Laura Thistlethwayte, 1865-75. JENNY WEST

Burying the dead: making Muslim space in Britain. HUMAYUN ANSARI

The ‘Last Night of the Proms’ in historical perspective. DAVID CANNADINE