Lance encounters: a plate from The Book of Tournaments, Maximilian’s remarkable encyclopedia of jousting

The joy of jousting

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Emperor Maximilian I liked to say he invented the joust of the exploding shields. When a knight charged and his…

The dirty business of early printed books

13 April 2019 9:00 am

Say what you like about the efficiency of the Kindle, one day we’re going to wake up and miss the…