Perhaps we share the medieval fantasy that if only evil counsel were removed or more closely supervised, governance would be much improved, argues Jenni Nuttall as she sets the Dominic Cummings dispute in medieval context.
Tag: political history
Matthew McCormack sets the UK government’s response to Coronavirus in historic context, shedding some light on British responses to the Coronavirus pandemic, in contrast with the responses from other parts of the world.
After the Conservative Party leadership election, and on the eve of the Brecon and Radnorshire by-election, David Hitchcock argues that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s persona is animated by a picaresque politics that is closely allied to tropes of early-modern roguishness.
Revolutionary harridans? Ruth Mather argues that historians need to take a closer look at the radical women of Peterloo.
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