A Forgotten Tudor Scientist – Part 1

By Patricia Deegan (written 2007 and revised 2016) Part I: Background – Medical Treatment in Tudor England This series of articles are about a man who has been called the “Father of English Botany”: William Turner.  Botany being the scientific study of plants. Plants were important sources of medications available to society in Medieval and … [More]

Interview with Tony Riches: The Tudor Trilogy

My guest today is Tony Riches, historical fiction author of several best-selling books, including his latest work, the Tudor Trilogy. Please can you tell us a bit about yourself Tony? Thank you for inviting me here Rebecca. I am a full time author and live close to the sea with my wife in Pembrokeshire, West … [More]