Posts by Moira White for Blog:
We have a silver Irish groat in our coin collection with the crowned initials H and A on either side of a harp. The H stands for Henry VIII and the A stands for Anne Boleyn. The coin dates from 1534–35. Henry and Anne wed in 1533 and Anne was executed in May 1536.
"In recent fashion there are three: Chanel, Dior and Mary Quant." – fashion journalist Ernestine Carter.
How does one find comedy in a shipwreck? Therein lies a tale linked to the prayer book on display in the Maritime gallery.