Shakespeare in London

Shakespeare’s life in London has always intrigued me. It’s 400 years since he died this weekend. I know something about the man, less about his work, although I enjoy regular visits to the Globe. Where was he, where did he live, eat, drink? The Tudor city is gone, but you can draw together many glimpses […]

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This Tudor Man

It is dangerous to get interested in history, so hard core archivists claim. “Don’t get carried away by what’s in the archive, don’t become interested. You won’t get any work done.”  As I stare at the paper, I feel dangerously interested.  Luckily, I am not an archivist, although I work in libraries and archives. My […]

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