Richard III: Road to Kingship

Guest article by Matthew Lewis Richard III remains one of England and Britain’s most controversial and divisive monarchs, his profile defying his brief reign of just two years between 1483 and 1485. His accession and rule remain shrouded in uncertainty and occluded by the widest possible interpretations, from a wholly good man forced to become king to an evil schemer who plotted and murdered his way to the throne. The truth, as with most things, probably lies somewhere [More]

Tudor Fun for Free

Since many of you will be spending extending periods of time in doors, I've decided to put together a group of videos you can watch, music you can listen to and free books you can read! I will be continually adding new things to this collection, so check back daily. I hope you enjoy what I've put together for you. THIS MAY TAKE A MINUTE TO LOAD AS THERE IS A LOT HERE! Music: My favorite to listen to when I want to relax and be [More]

What’s On The Shelf? (Part One)

Lets face it, we are addicted to history! Right? Nothing helps fill your Tudor library like a post with images of books. You might find yourself saying something like, "I need that book" or "I know my 'to be read' (TBR) pile is out of control, but I want this book". This post is a few suggestions of titles from my bookshelf. I've reached critical mass with my bookshelf and need to take an inventory, as well as trim my collection. This always proves difficult for me. I'm a [More]