Monthly Archives: July 2013

Obituary – Penry Williams

Sincere apologies all, but the pressures of examinations and the end of term meant that I missed the passing of the great Penry Williams in May. Many of you will have come across his text  The Later Tudors as further reading … Continue reading

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History and Policy

All, A colleague from another school recommended this website to me. History and Policy set themselves the mission of producing “better public policy through an understanding of history by connecting historians, policy makers and the media.” They  believe study of the past can … Continue reading

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Henry VIII, the Saddam of the Tudor court ?

There is a  piece of comparative  / journalistic history in The Independent here. In it Professor Kevin Dutton argues that “Henry scores 174 on a “psychopathic spectrum” which starts at 168 (the “average” male scores 112). In The Wisdom of Psychopaths, out in … Continue reading

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