6 October: Althorp Literary Festival – Jessie will be talking to Helen Castor about Elizabeth I (4-5pm), and to Leanda de Lisle and Nadine Akkerman about the seventeenth century (5.30-6.30pm). click for info
REVIEW: Thomas Cromwell: A Life by Diarmaid MacCulloch for the Guardian
REVIEW: Invisible Agents by Nadine Akkerman for the Telegraph
REVIEW: The King and the Catholics by Antonia Fraser for the Guardian.
REVIEW: White King: Charles I – Traitor, Murderer, King by Leanda de Lisle for the Daily Telegraph