Everything about Francis Lovell, and a little bit about his contemporaries
Wednesday, 1 September 2021
Support Group of Historical People Inordinately Praised in Modern Day Books
Another support meeting, based on an idea by Kathryn Warner . The Support Group of Historical People Inordinately Praised in Modern Day Boo...
Tuesday, 10 August 2021
Support Meeting Of Women Constantly Reduced To Helpless Victims In Historical Fiction
This blog post was inspired by Kathryn Warner`s fabulous Support Group for People Unfairly Maligned in Historical Fiction . While I have oft...
Tuesday, 29 June 2021
The skeleton at Minster Lovell Hall
A subject that often comes up, when discussing Francis`s fate after the Battle of Stoke, is that of a supposed skeleton find at Minster Lov...
Sunday, 11 April 2021
"The Last Daughter" by Nicola Cornick
It is something of a clichee that it is easier to write a scathing review than a glowing one. If so, I would be in trouble, because "T...
Friday, 2 April 2021
Hello everyone! This blog has lain dormant for nearly one and a half years, but finally, I am starting it up again. Things have happened s...
Sunday, 10 November 2019
Joan Beaumont, Margaret Beaufort and historical notions of fertility
Since I started reading Dr Nicola Tallis`s fabulous new book on Margaret Beaufort , I have been thinking about Margaret, her extremely early...
Thursday, 7 November 2019
Stop treating Anne Lovell badly!
This is going to be another installment in something about which I have spoken before; my deep-seated problem with the horrible, historicall...
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