Monthly Archives: November 2014

Searching for Thomas Hyllary; or, This research lark’s not as easy as it looks

Among those studying and writing about Tudor manuscripts it seems there’s an expectation, even an obligation, in every piece of writing they produce to unveil the identity of a person hitherto unknown. It’s rather like peeling off a disguise, and … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of Margaret Tudor

We tend to think of history as all to do with time: it’s all about things that happened in the past. True, some events always have a place attached to them – the Battle of Hastings, Bosworth, Edge Hill, Culloden – but how … Continue reading

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