Author Archives: George Curling

The Guglielmites

The Guglielmites Who is Guglielma? Guglielma was an Italian woman living in the 13th Century who gained a cult-like following at a time of increased inquisitorial presence from the Catholic Church. The mysticism around her person was not simply post-obit but whilst she was still alive. Very little was known about her before she arrived […]

When was the ‘New Monarchy’ in Medieval England?

‘New Monarchy’ and the Tudor Revolution in Government What is “New Monarchy’? ‘New Monarchy’ is a term used to describe the monarch’s consolidation of power by unifying their respective nations, creating a stabilised and central government. The term was created by J.R. Green, an English historian, in 1893 and refined by A.F. Pollard, another English […]

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