- Some things you may not know about Anne of Cleves
- Some things you may not know about Anne of Cl…Posted 178 days ago
The last decade or so has seen some very challenging re-examinations and reinterpretations of some of the wives of Henry VIII, most notably Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard. However, our…
- UpdatePosted 243 days ago
Well, I am now settled in St Andrews and looking forward to classes starting this week (nothing for me until Wednesday though!).
If you'd like to follow my adventures in academia,…
- Big news!
- Big news!Posted 302 days ago
Despite a good start to the year, posts-wise, I’ve let this blog slip rather badly. I can only apologise, and offer something by way of an explanation.
There are big changes…
- Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace
- Mrs Robinson’s DisgracePosted 322 days ago
Having read and loved The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: or the Murder at Road Hill House a few years ago, I jumped at the chance to read an advance copy of…
- The Sinister March of The Headless Women
- The Sinister March of The Headless WomenPosted 449 days ago
It has been something of an in-joke for a while now, the proliferation of book covers featuring women with their heads chopped off. I'm not talking about Anne Boleyn or…
“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” —Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
This oft-quoted line has become is so popular simply because it’s true. Badly-behaved women are far more exciting than their dutiful sisters. This website is dedicated to all the women who didn’t know their place