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Jonathan Healey

Mary Squires in a 19th-century engraving.

A sympathetic narrative of a people integral to the national story.

The 17th century was not as violent and brutal as is often perceived. Though punishments could be harsh, they took place within a largely peaceful society.

Remembering the life and work of Cliff Davies, Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, who died on September 29th, aged 80.