Caroline Crampton

She didn’t go quietly: Caroline Norton’s campaign for married women’s rights

17 July 2021 9:00 am

When Caroline Sheridan married George Chapple Norton in 1827 she ceased to exist. According to the legal status quo, as…

One man’s rubbish is another man’s treasure

1 August 2020 9:00 am

All it takes to turn a cast-off into a prized possession can be a bit of imagination. To a passerby,…

Does one have to dissect birds to write the biography of an ornithologist?

9 June 2018 9:00 am

At first glance, the 17th-century natural historian Francis Willughby is an ideal subject for a biography. He lived in interesting…