History

There Has To Be A Baddie

We all know that people are neither all good or all bad. In life there is rarely black or white, but rather most of us are a shade of indeterminate grey somewhere in between. There have been truly good people i...

King Richard III’s Plastic Head

The Richard III Visitor Centre has given Richard yet another new face. An updated version of the reconstructed head of King Richard III has been unveiled. The press release states that "The results of DNA testi...

Vale John Schofield

"Well might many a famous individual from the past, were he able to read history’s verdict on him, echo the cry of Shakespeare’s Cassio: ‘Reputation, reputation, reputation! I have lost my reputation." Now tha...

The Dullards of Wolf Hall

You think candlelight is problematic? I like the candlelight, it's Wolf Hall's most redeeming quality, along with the gorgeous music. The only thing more unbelievable than a gently-raised lady scampering over t...