Author Andrew Taylor writes for Historia about the King’s Evil and the royal ritual surrounding this disease.
Novelist Andrew Taylor explores the childhood favourites that made him the writer he is today. I have a theory that childhood reading maketh the man or woman. A few of the books I read and re-read as a child and young teenager survived the Stalinist purges of later adolescence and young adulthood. These are the books […]
“As for what the women really thought, we must try The Journal of Clarissa Trant (1800-1832), edited by her granddaughter C.G.Luard and published by The Bodley Head in 1925 …. Clarissa Trant is a poppet, both in speech and appearance. She is neither a prude nor too coy, and sparkles on for more than three […]