Category Countess of Pomfret

Sophia Carteret’s History of England

On 30 May 1758 a twelve-year-old girl sat down with her grandmother to embark on an Educational Exercise: composing an ‘extract’ of the English portion of Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland, probably the second edition of 1587 a copy of which survives in the library where they were staying, which was Windsor Castle. […]