Looking on lovers

Throughout history the rich, especially royalty have used the medium of stained glass to promote their image. The relationship between monarch and stained glass is explored in depth in The King’s Glass: A Story of Tudor Power and Secret Art (2007) by Carola Hicks if you are interested in such things. It’s a genuinely interesting… Read More Looking on lovers

Accuracy, Authenticity and Accessibility: The White Queen

BBC’s new historical drama,’The White Queen began on Sunday, with an impressive 5.3 million viewers tuning in to watch the whirlwind romance between Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville. A great deal of modern historical fiction deals with Henry VIII and his choice of wives, but it is the commoners turned queen that command the most… Read More Accuracy, Authenticity and Accessibility: The White Queen