Book Reviews

Book News July 2020

Empress Galla Placidia and the Fall of the Roman Empire Paperback – 27 June 2020 (US) & 30 July 2020 (UK) Despite being one of history’s most important women, the story of Galla Placidia’s life has been largely forgotten. Though the Roman empress witnessed the decline and fall of the Roman Empire in the 5th century [read more]

Book Reviews

Royal Confinements by Jack Dewhurst Book Review

Royal Confinements was first released in 1980 and has recently been re-released with an additional chapter focussing on a few cases post-Queen Victoria. It tracks the obstetric history of the British Royals from Catherine of Braganza to – originally – Queen Victoria. It is not limited to Queens. Some had very tragic stories, such as [read more]