Come into my parlor said The Spider…

  One of the most intriguing and, let’s face it, entertaining characters in all of Ricardian history must be King Louis the Eleventh of France – known to history by his sobriquet The Spider.  Others may cite Margaret Anjou or Henry Tudor as a deeper thorn in the flesh of King Richard the Third but surely the… Continue reading Come into my parlor said The Spider…

From the Heart: Geoff Davidson’s “Middleham Requiem”

“Music,” according to Victor Hugo, “expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” While many profound words were spoken during the reinterment ceremonies for Richard III, one of the more memorable experiences from the week was the vast array of music interwoven with them. There were traditional hymns,… Continue reading From the Heart: Geoff Davidson’s “Middleham Requiem”