Despite his Complete Herbal being one of the most enduring medical texts, Nicholas Culpeper was firmly outside the establishment of the medical world.
Patricia Cleveland-Peck tells the story of Fanny Calderón de la Barca and her life as an author, ambassador’s wife and governess to the Spanish royal family.
Patricia Cleveland-Peck looks at the long history of plant dispersal between the New World and the Old.
The visually spectacular Scottish capital witnessed fierce dynastic struggle before it welcomed the spirit of the Enlightenment, as Patricia Cleveland-Peck discovers.
Patricia Cleveland-Peck visits Tempelhof which is about to close for ever as an airport.