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On the Spot: Averil Cameron

By History Today

We ask 20 questions of leading historians on why their research matters, one book everyone should read and their views on the Tudors … [[{"fid":"33556","view_mode":"float_right","fields":{"format":"float_right","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"Averil Cameron"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"title":"Averil Cameron","class":"media-element file-float-right"}}]]Why are you a biographer and military historian?I grew into it from ancient history and Late Antiquity. I always want to move on to something new.What's the most [...]
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