Some people think the worlds of history and Instagram shouldn’t work together – but they do. Likewise, some people can’t get their head around the fact that Instagram is also…

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Today’s Royal Mistress underneath the Hisdoryan spotlight is Odette de Champdivers, the mistress of Charles VI of France. This is a sad tale that makes me feel sorry for all the main…

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When I was younger and first falling in love with history, I remember watching history programmes on TV. I remember the likes of David Starkey and Simon Schama, but I…

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Hello. My name is Claire and I’m a history blogger. Yes – you heard right. A history blogger. We exist. There’s actually quite a few of us once you start…

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The second post in my new series about royal mistresses (check out my first post about Rosamund Clifford here) is all about the original sugar baby Alice Perrers. Wikipedia defines…

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