Mary Beard recently posted on this blog advocating a greater place for the specialist historian in writing and presenting historical documentaries. Nowhere is her point more pronounced than in relation to under-represented periods of history.
'Revealed: the Indian ancestry of (Prince) William' claims today’s Times headline. The story, covered over 3 pages, revolves around Eliza Kewark, the future King’s great great great great great grandmother. Kewark (or Kevork) has been