Historian Dr David Cross, from Tours of Nottingham, has been enthralling visitors with his tales of the city since 1989. In today’s guest blog he explains why it’s the lesser known historical facts which intrigue him the most.
History is fascinating – it’s like a great adventure or spy story just set in the past. But it’s also a difficult thing to be sure about and you might think you know all sorts of things until you start researching a bit, and find out that the truth is quite different.
Lesser known things always fascinate me the most. In my ongoing research into Nottingham’s history, I keep coming across interesting stories and details that are