Author Archives: Simon Hancock

Edward V: The Boy King and Haverfordwest

Before the days of constitutional monarchy English kings and queens truly ruled as well as reigned. They distributed a wide array of patronage, pensions, annuities and estates and they were the font of justice as well as the leader of … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of the Haverfordwest Bank (1783-1826)

The desperate financial crisis of 2008 which threatened a collapse of the British banking system provided a salutary reminder of the dangers inherent in any capitalist system and was the most recent demonstration of economic boom and bust. Although the … Continue reading

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