We continue our series of pen-portraits of less-well-known parliamentarians with a sketch of Richard Salwey, member of the Long Parliament and commissioner for the navy.
Volume 53 Issue 5 May 2003
This spring Lexington, Kentucky, home of American horse-racing, is staging a unique exhibition of some of Britain’s most prized equine artefacts. Tracy Powell explains.
Victor Gray, Director of the Rothschild Archive, introduces a new website that will prove a invaluable resource for all students of economic, and social history, and more besides.
Christopher Haigh considers the man behind the mesmerising image of Elizabethan England, and his relevance today.
David Starkey introduces our special issue, and the Greenwich exhibition.
Alison Sim discusses the practicalities of running Elizabeth’s court.
Simon Adams looks at the close connections between Elizabeth’s ascendancy, her religion and her ensuing relationships with the states of Europe.
Jeremy Ashbee, from the Historic Royal Palaces, discusses a new programme at the Tower of London on punishment and imprisonment.
Tarnya Cooper looks at the wider iconography of Elizabeth, and how this evolved during her reign.
Michelle Brown, curator of Illuminated Manuscripts at the British Library, discusses new interpretations of this treasure, and how this month visitors to the Library will be able to get closer to it than ever before.