Princess Elizabeth of York

Elizabeth II as princess

Princess Elizabeth of York Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) 1943 It seemed right that we commemorate the death of Queen Elizabeth II by including one of the many photographs taken of her over the course of her 96 years. I have chosen one that shows Elizabeth as heir apparent in 1943, taken by the eminent Canadian photographer, […]

The Prisoners of Pevensey Castle

Pevensey castle

Built as a Roman fort, by the fifteenth century Pevensey Castle was being used as a state prison. We look at some of the most important prisoners who were kept there. The beginings of Pevensey Castle On the East Sussex coast sits the ruins of one of England’s least well-known and yet most significant castles. […]