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Stephen Basdeo

Stephen Basdeo is a historian and writer based in Leeds, UK.

“Something strange and marvellous”: Victor Hugo’s Essay on Walter Scott | Stephen Basdeo

“He unites the exactness of the [medieval] chronicles, the majestic grandeur of history, and the all-compelling interest of romance.”

Remembering Rosemary Mitchell | Stephen Basdeo

The author of numerous scholarly articles and the monograph Picturing the Past, Rosemary was truly a leading scholar. Having retired from Leeds Trinity University in 2019, she then retrained to serve in the Church of England and was due to take up a post as a deacon at a church in Skipton, Yorkshire, but her illness and death prevented this.