Ireland’s first hero

For this St. Patrick’s Day, our columnist takes a look back at Brian Boru, high king of Ireland

Ireland’s first hero

For this St. Patrick’s Day, our columnist takes a look back at Brian Boru, high king of Ireland.

Downton Abbey and history’s echo

The soap’s first black character was inspired by jazz singer Leslie Hutchinson, who had an affair with Lady Edwina Mountbatten

Downton Abbey and history’s echo

The soap’s first black character was inspired by jazz singer Leslie Hutchinson, who had an affair with Lady Edwina Mountbatten.