Thomas Cromwell – The Wolf of Wolf Hall?

How did the Putney-born pauper rise to the rank of one of the King's closest confidantes? The decade 1530-1540 is a notorious one - during this time England was changed irreversibly by the actions of one man. While your first thought may be Henry VIII, and this is indeed the traditional viewpoint to take, it... Continue Reading →

To what extent did the First World War influence women’s lives for the better?

There is no doubt that World War One was a decisive turning point for women. Through their enfranchisement as a result of the 1918 and 1928 Representation of the People Acts, combined with the respect and freedom that the war granted them, women were significant beneficiaries of the war. As a result of dilution, women... Continue Reading →

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