Claudia Gold

The cruel legacy of the She-Wolf of France

5 November 2022 9:00 am

Alison Weir’s study of five Plantagenet queens is dominated by Isabella, the wife of Edward II, whose vengefulness led to the Hundred Years’ War

How the wreck of the White Ship plunged England into chaos

12 September 2020 9:00 am

Never was a monarch so undone by water as Henry I. A fruit of the sea killed him in 1135:…

Eleanor of Aquitaine is still as elusive as quicksilver

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Eleanor of Aquitaine is the most famous woman of the Middle Ages: queen of France and England, crusader, mother of…