Excerpt from original Rosemary Sutcliff research notebook

Amongst Rosemary Sutcliff‘s papers on her death was a notebook about costumes  in various periods of British history. This is from the section on women, in the reign of Richard the Third (1483-85).

Excerpts from Rosemary Sutcliff note book on costume

Author: Anthony Lawton

Chair, Sussex Dolphin, family company which looks after the work of eminent children’s & historical fiction author Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-92). Formerly CEO, chair & trustee of various charity, cultural & educational enterprises in UK.

2 thoughts on “Excerpt from original Rosemary Sutcliff research notebook”

  1. I would be so intrigued to know how she would have written Richard III! (which reminds me, I once read a book by Rhoda Edwards which is about Richard III – and dedicated to Rosemary Sutcliff). The title is ‘Some touch of pity’.


    1. Thanks for this: news to me…. one of the delights of curating this weblog is that many of you know so much more than I do! And that you all contribute – thank you. (And see new main post)


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