Could it really be the case that ‘William Shakespeare’ is just a fictional alias hiding the real scribes of Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and the like? Is Shakespeare the biggest hoax of British history? The notion that Shakespeare didn’t actually write his popular catalogue of plays has been debated since the middle of the 19th… Continue reading Is William Shakespeare history’s biggest fraud?
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Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’
We’re all familiar with the story of the Princes in the Tower, when 12-year-old Edward V and his 10-year-old brother Richard disappeared without trace in the Tower of London in 1483. But do you know the story of 16-year-old Prince Arthur, Duke of Brittany – the ‘Duke in the Castle’? Arthur, Duke of Brittany and… Continue reading Before the Princes in the Tower, there was the ‘Duke in the Castle’