History

Brave Dogs in Service in World War I

Dogs served in many different areas in World War I. Sentry dogs and Scouting dogs worked alongside soldiers on foot. Dogs also served as messengers. Casualty dogs had a very important role; trained to find the ...

Vale David Baldwin

We have to ask ourselves if Richard would have killed his brother’s sons, or Henry Tudor his brothers-in-law, when a more humane solution was available - David Baldwin. David Baldwin was always the sort of his...

The Queen and the Ambassador

Easter, 1536. With the death of Katherine of Aragon in January, it would seem that Anne Boleyn is at last undisputed Queen. Yet her position has never been more precarious. Henry has already developed a keen ro...

A Tudor Fish Day Menu

Austerity was not necessarily on the menu when it came to royal dining during Lent, even if meat was off limits. 'Fish days' were observed throughout the year on Fridays and Saturdays, and Wednesdays in some qu...