A floriated initial letter capital “T” used as a 14-line drop cap at the start of a chapter. Drop capitals should normally align exactly with the the baseline of the nth line of text, but this design does not need exact alignment. It features flowers such as bluebells and pansies. [more...] [$]
Hastings Castle was built by William the Conqueror in 1070 or so, together with the chapel of St. Mary. Coastal erosion, and, later, French attacks, meant there wasn’t much left by 1400. After the Dissolution of the Monasteries the land became used for farming. It was excavated in the 1820s, and further damaged by bomb in the Second World War. It [...] [more...] [$]
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