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On Silbury Hill (Little Toller Monographs)

On Silbury Hill (Little Toller Monographs)

Silbury Hill, the largest pre-historic mound in Europe, like Stonehenge, has inspired and perplexed people for generations. Adam Thorpe, author of the highly in...
The Mythology of Richard III

The Mythology of Richard III

Richard III. The name will conjure an image for any reader. Shakespeare’s hunchback tyrant who killed his own nephews or a long-denigrated, misunderstood king...
Margaret Pole: The Countess in the Tower

Margaret Pole: The Countess in the Tower

Of the many executions ordered by Henry VIII, surely the most horrifying was that of sixty-seven-year-old Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, hacked to pieces...