THE TALENTED MR FAWCETT

This blog was written by Richard Ward, Assistant Archives Officer. Continuing our series of blogs on disability history, this is the life and times of Britain’s first blind MP. An inspiring story of determination, love and liberalism. It was a …

The Queen Caroline Affair

This blog article was written by Dr Katie Carpenter from the University of the Highlands and Islands. The summer of 2020 marks 200 years since ‘The Queen Caroline Affair’. This unprecedented episode in British history saw Queen Caroline, the estranged …

THE OTHER TOWER

This blog was written by Katherine Emery, Assistant Archives Officer. The two towers of the Houses of Parliament make up the well-known silhouette of the building. The more famous Elizabeth Tower, the clocktower that the holds Big Ben and the …