Forthcoming events

“A PANEL of experts on the medieval era will gather in Teesdale for a study day next month. “St Mary’s Parish Church, in Barnard Castle, will play host to the all-day event held by the Northern Dales Richard III Group on Saturday, October 14. “Headed by Juliet Barker, a renowned author on medieval English tournaments… Continue reading Forthcoming events

Shakespeare’s Henry V – King Hal versus the real Henry Plantagenet

Originally posted on Giaconda's Blog:
Following on from my recent post about the reception of the Agincourt campaign by later generations and the associated ‘myth-making’ which has informed our view of those events, I wanted to look at the character of the central figure in Shakespeare’s play and compare and contrast it with the ‘real’ Henry…