History Revealed

LUCY WORSLEY ON ROYAL SECRETS & LIES

Q: WHAT DREW YOU TO INVESTIGATING SOME OF THE MISCONCEPTIONS AND INACCURACIES OF ROYAL HISTORY?

A: I’ve made some other programmes along the lines of ‘history’s biggest fibs’, and what I like about the subject is that it’s not just about what happened; it’s about the skills a historian needs to assess the evidence and establish the truth of what actually happened – if that is ever possible. So it’s not just about the past; but the practice of history as well.

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