Monthly Archives: August 2016

Enrichment – something to watch. She Wolves – Helen Castor

All, A really excellent start to the course from the super Helen Castor. Enjoy. Mr Kydd.    

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Documents from the British Museum

Year Twelve, Click here for some useful Mid Tudor documents from the British library. Note in particular; Edward VI diary entry The 1549 Book of Common Prayer Foxe’s Book of Martyrs The 1588 Speech by Elizabeth I. Mr Kydd.

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History Today -why the Amada failed.

Year Twelve, If the click here you will get to Geoffrey Woodward’s 1988 article considering the reasons why the Armada failed. He concludes “when the responsibility for the failure of the Spanish Armada is apportioned, the lion’s share of the blame should go … Continue reading

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Obituary – John Bossy

Year Twelve, Apologies – this news passed me by at the time. You will come across John Bossy when you write on Elizabethan religion. He was very much an original thinker, and wrote beautifully. He died in December, and Simon … Continue reading

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