IT’S TIME FOR A TALK – Winchester Heritage Open Days 2019 – Incest, Intrigue & Murder: Were the Borgias Really That Bad?

I am SUPER pleased to announce that I'll be joining the fabulous team at Winchester Heritage Open Days and giving a talk for them! Information below (and on the events page) Date: September 21st 2019 Time: 11.30am-12.30pm Location: Hampshire Records Office, Winchester Admission is free but booking is essential. Click here to book I'll be... Continue Reading →

Incest, Intrigue & Murder – 28th Sept

On 28th September, I gave my first ever talk at Southampton Central Library. In it, I spoke about the myth surrounding the Borgia family. What was it that they did that was so bad? Where did the rumours come from? Were they really that bad? I must admit, I'd been umming and aahing about cancelling... Continue Reading →

Borgia inspired Ink

If any of you follow me on twitter I'm sure you've seen my tagline "Tattooed Renaissance Historian" - and that's for good reason! I have a fair few tattoos, a couple of which are inspired by my very favourite Italian Renaissance family! Today is my 29th birthday. I've been waiting for a while to get... Continue Reading →

The History of the Borgias is now LIVE

The History of the Borgias is now LIVE over on Interested? For just $20 you can get LIFETIME access to this nine unit course on Italy's most infamous family. Head on over to and check it out! I had loads of fun doing this and hope you guys enjoy learning about a period... Continue Reading →

Coming Soon: An Online Course on the Borgia Family.

I'm very pleased to announce that I will be leading a course on "The history of the Borgias" over on and it will be starting very soon! Keep an eye out for more information over on medievalcourses, their facebook page and of course right here on the blog!

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