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David Starkey

David Starkey on The English Renaissance Miniature.

Lady Margaret Beaufort at prayer

David Starkey looks at the early Tudor period.

David Starkey provides a historiographical guide to the fifteenth century English monarchy.

The word 'monument' contains two ideas: 'commemoration' and 'survival'. Historic buildings of all ages commemorate the past because they are as integral a part of it as are written documents, which are sometimes described as 'monuments' in their own right.