The British Civil Wars has always interested me and International Women's Day prompted me to focus my blog post on a crucial, controversial, yet often overlooked, figure in British history, Henrietta Maria. I came across little, other than biographical histories, …
I am a Reader Adviser at The National Archives in Kew.
I have a particular interest in the British Civil Wars and German history from 1918 onwards.
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