A new Mancini – by Annette Carson

Towards the end of 1482 an Austin friar by the name of Domenico Mancini was sent to London by a senior minister of King Louis XI of France This was pursuant to France’s act of hostility in breaching her long-standing treaty with England, and Mancini was clearly on a fact-finding mission, as shown by the… Continue reading A new Mancini – by Annette Carson

Lambert Simnel and Edward V

I’m beginning to convince myself that the Lambert Simnel Affair might have been an uprising in favour of Edward V, not Edward, Earl of Warwick…. https://mattlewisauthor.wordpress.com/2018/07/24/lambert-simnel-and-edward-v/  

All quiet on the Cairo front?

I am writing to express my concern about the disappearance, without trace, of some individuals known as the “Cairo dwellers”. For many years, they have spattered cyberspace with information they must surely have known to be untrue, taken from five year-old boys who imply themselves to have been present at Council meetings, blind French eye-witnesses,… Continue reading All quiet on the Cairo front?