The institution of chivalry forms one of the most remarkable features in the history of the Middle Ages.
If I had a choice as to my perfect career, I would make a couple of films a year and then concentrate on natural history.
If good history is dispassionate history, it must naturally wait until the passions of the period subside.
The UK is not going to leave the European Union. Of course not. We are inextricably wound up with Europe. In terms of culture, history and geography, we are a European nation.
The ’80s were fabulous. The ’90s sucked, and the ’70s were just a sad, sad time in human history. Go 1980s! There’s something that’s just so cute about that time. And not just yellow nail polish and ‘I’m a loner.’