An argument has arisen for and against using vellum for recording our laws, as stored on the amazingly full shelves of the Act Room. Paper is indeed more perishable. Just imagine having the Magna Carta on paper! How insignificant it would appear. Not insignificant in content, of course, but all the same… I have seen… Continue reading Would Richard use vellum? Or paper?….
What a very strange state of affairs it is, when the king who made certain that people were innocent until proven guilty, is himself always presumed guilty with scant chance of ever being proved innocent. But this is the case with Richard III, whose one and only Parliament advanced and improved the lot of the… Continue reading Guilty!…until proven innocent, which ain’t gonna happen….