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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The latest in my series of Historygram posts highlights the best accounts to follow for what is most probably the most popular period of history – The Tudors. Why do…

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If you live in Wales you cannot have missed the fact that this past week the BBC have (quite rightly) been celebrating Hidden Heroines – the monumental Welsh women largely…

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