A.L. Rowse

A.L. Rowse describes the life and career of the foremost Persian and Sanskrit scholar of his day.

Stephen Usherwood describes the Oxford Movement, the revival of the Catholic faith in England, and the hostility that both aroused.

A.L. Rowse reviews a local history of Cornwall.

A.L. Rowse describes how the centre of administrative life in Cornwall has enjoyed a varied history, from Plantagenet to modern times.

Edward III created the Duchy of Cornwall as an estate for the Black Prince; A.L. Rowse describes how it has been held ever since by the sovereign’s heir or lain dormant in the Crown.

A.L. Rowse analyses the partnership of the Prime Minister and the chief commander in the field, during the long war of Queen Anne’s reign.

A.L. Rowse pays tribute to the founding editors of History Today magazine.

A.L. Rowse analyses heraldry as an essential element in the social history of England in the later middle ages and early modern period.

A.L. Rowse finds that for more than 200 years Cornwall has been making an important contribution to British pottery.

A.L. Rowse introduces the legendary spirit whom generations of Cornish people heard roaring in the storm-winds. Jan Tregagle proves to have originated as an unscrupulous seventeenth-century steward.