Proctor’s Crucible

BY DOMINIC WIGHTMAN It’s earlyish in the morning of a sunny September Tuesday. I’m at resplendent Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire, sipping coffee in the public tea room of the castle, a room once used by the castle steward to host his guests. Today, different staff – guides, maintenance and security staff  – run hither and thither preparing for yet another influx of tourists. The Duke of … Continue reading Proctor’s Crucible