Gareth Beynon looks at the life and times of Nelson Mandela who died yesterday at his home in Johannesburg.
Gareth Beynon looks at the last significant armed uprising to take place on the British mainland.
Gareth Beynon examines the Women's March on Versailles when a crowd largely made up of women stormed the royal palace, shifting the politics of the French Revolution decisively to the left.
Gareth Beynon reflects on the Battle of Valmy, when an army made up in large part of citizen volunteers saved the French Revolution from being drowned in blood.
Gareth Beynon reports on the horrific events which unfolded 194 years ago today at St Peter's Field, Manchester.
On the anniversary of the fall of Robespierre and his supporters Gareth Beynon looks at the consequence of this for the French Revolution.
Following his first article on the 'Peasants Revolt' looking at the capture of Essex and Kent for the rebel cause, Gareth Beynon remembers the dramatic climax of the revolt in London.
On this day in 1381 rebels took control of Essex and Kent during the peasants' revolt. Gareth Beynon summarises the events.
Gareth Beynon discusses the convening of the 'Estates General' amidst the fiscal crisis in France in 1789. This prostration of this body would lead to the formation of the National Assembly and the beginning of the revolution.
In the latest installment of the 'On This Day' series, Gareth Beynon examines the Revolt of the Comuneros in sixteenth century Castile