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21 years ago…

Today’s post is a little different from what I normally post here, but I thought I’d get it written down anyway. Today, 14th February 2017, isn’t Valentines Day to me – although I’ve gotten my partner a cheesy card – … Continue reading

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The Pazzi Conspiracy

On the 26th April 1478, as the host was raised within a crowded Santa Maria Del Fiore, carnage erupted. This moment was to be the finale of a conspiracy that had been concocted by the Pazzi family and their allies, … Continue reading

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[Review] The Devil’s Chalice – D.K Wilson

London goldsmith, Thomas Treviot, is sent by his patron, Archbishop Cranmer, to discover discreetly what connections West has with leading figures at court. But Thomas has problems of his own: his teenage son has gone off to Norwich to join … Continue reading

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We Will Remember Them

With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh they were, spirit of her spirit, Fallen in the cause of the free. Solemn the drums thrill: Death august and … Continue reading

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Join Me For A Live Chat About Cesare Borgia – Tudor Society Open Day 28th Oct 2016

This Friday, 28th October at 7pm, I’ll be over on the Tudor Society’s chat room to chat with you all about Cesare Borgia. I’m super excited to be involved in this, as Cesare (and the Renaissance) is a huge passion … Continue reading

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