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Lovat of the 45 – The Old Fox – Scotland’s most notorious clan chief, rebel and double agent

March 31, 2017

Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat – ‘Last and greatest of the old-style Scottish chiefs’ Like an old eagle, Lovat smiles enigmatically from under hooded eyes – complete with 18th century frock coat, wig, breeches, wrinkly stockings, and shoes with silver buckles. This is Lovat as the great cartoonist Hogarth saw him, in the Tower of London. Hogarth’s […]

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The Stuarts

1603-1745: The glamour and horror of the game of kings

March 31, 2017

1603-1745: Rebellions, Revolutions, Breakthroughs & Breakdowns –  the glamour and horror of the game of kings  The British Royal House of Stuart: An Epic covering 150 Years of Transformation ‘All political lives … end in failure.’ That could sum up the Stuarts. Revolutions, rebellions, breakthroughs and breakdowns – the Stuart age has it all. Between […]

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