7. May, 2021

The Mysterious Affair at Stony Stratford

I find myself overflowing with Ricardian ideas – this is the penalty for translating and analysing Mancini! I’ve been working on an article about the episode at Stony Stratford between Richard and the Woodvilles, and am giving a talk on this via Zoom on 23 May at 14.00 (to Richard III Society members). This article has been rapidly growing. Essentially I am trying to get my head around why the confrontation with the Woodvilles actually happened, and a new idea has suddenly entered  my head. Do I write a second article? Do I make my current one even longer? If so, who will publish it? Who will even read it? In the immortal words of Scarlett O’Hara, I’ll think about that tomorrow. First I must get this all down in writing ...