Thanks to this Daily Telegraph article last December, the world is now far more aware of the distinct possibility that the former Edward V lived on as “John Evans” at Coldridge in Devon into the reign of Henry VIII, his nephew, as a parker minding deer for his half-brother Thomas Grey, Marquess of Dorset. In… Continue reading Edward V and Coldridge: the evidence so far
Tag: Latin inscriptions
A Norfolk mystery solved
This BBC article explains how a Californian follower on Twitter solved the case of an inscription on a mediaeval silver seal matrix. The wording on the rim is almost certainly Declina a Malo et fac bonum (“decline from evil and do good”) from Psalm 36:27 (ie 37 nowadays).