The latest issue of our official journal The Bulletin is here:
This issue features:
John Croxon’s visit to the moated grandeur of Baddesley Clinton.
Timothy Alves reviews Henry VIII and John Croxon reviews Anne Boleyn both at the Globe.
John Croxon looks at pictures relating to English history in ‘Delaroche and Lady Jane Grey’ at the National Gallery, London.
Karen Baston reports on the archaeological excavation at Edinburgh’s Old College and tells what it’s like to be a volunteer room guide at the Georgian House in Edinburgh.
The Arts Report includes reviews of plays from Edinburgh’s International (Caledonia) and Fringe (The Way to Keep Him) Festivals from Karen Baston.
Karen Baston ponders ‘Material Cultures’ and group dynamics.
This issue’s Book Reviews:
John Croxon reviews works of fiction and fact including The White Queen by Phillippa Gregory, The Secret History of Georgian London by Dan Cruikshank, and Richard III by Pauline Harrison Pogmore.
Robin Rowles considers The English Civil Wars by Blair Worden, 1700: Scenes of London Life by Maureen Waller, and Memoirs of the Royal Navy by Samuel Pepys.
And, of course, the Autumn Quiz!
Older issues of The Bulletin are available here.
Contributions to the Bulletin are always welcome and should be directed to the Editor, John Croxon. The only real criteria for contributions is that they deal with a subject within our date range of 1450-1815. Submissions for the Winter issue should be sent no later than 20 December 2010.