The decline of quality: How did we end up wearing rubbish?

Following Black Friday weekend, this article looks at the reasons for the decline in clothing quality over the years – from the introduction of synthetic fibres in the 1940s, to the role of TikTok in creating microtrends today.

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 […]