SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Thomas Cromwell
May 11, 2015
Loudly proclaiming one's beliefs as a way of 'virtue signalling' is nothing but moral posturing
March 04, 2015
Richard almost certainly murdered his nephews. Why does he attract such a fan club?
February 19, 2015
The king is suspiciously slim in BBC Two's blockbuster Wolf Hall
February 02, 2015
Bishop Mark Davies says 'one of the greatest Englishmen' has been presented as 'a scheming villain'
January 20, 2015
Hilary Mantel's Wolf Hall propagates the myth that Britain became great once it had ditched Catholicism
February 11, 2014
Fashions have changed meaning literature and the Church are no longer comfortable bedfellows
October 17, 2012
The twice-winner of the Man Booker Prize has found new riches in the otherwise exhausted seam of Tudor history