- Savonarola and the City of FlorencePosted 4 years ago
I was in Florence on the anniversary of Savonarola's execution. On 23 May 1498 the Dominican friar and two of his fellow monks, Fra Domenico and Fra Silvestro Maruffi, were hanged…
- Time Flies
- Time FliesPosted 4 years ago
People tell you when you start a Master’s that it will be a very busy year. You smile and nod. Yes, yes. You don’t really believe them. Sure there’s work…
- Some things you may not know about Anne of Cleves
- Anne of Cleves: Henry’s Most Surprising WifePosted 4 years 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 4 years 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 5 years 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…
“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