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Curl up with our two biographies: 30% off RRP for a limited time when bought together

19 October 2017

As the nights start to draw in, it’s a perfect time to curl up in the warmth by your fireside with a book or two and so we’re delighted that our publisher, Pen & Sword,...

The Jubilee: David Garrick’s ode to Shakespeare, 1769

17 October 2017

As we recounted in our earlier blog about David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee held over three days in September 1769, the all too typical British weather meant that the pageant...

The Duke of Clarence’s Views on Marriage

12 October 2017

For those familiar with this period of history, you will no doubt be well aware of the relationship the Duke of Clarence had with the actress Dorothea Jordan and that she had 10...

A visit to Uppark House, Susse

10 October 2017

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to pay a visit to Uppark House, near Petersfield, Sussex and thought I would share a little information from my trip. Tillemans, Peter; A View...