St Crispin’s Day: shoemakers’ holiday
Patriotic Britons and lovers of Shakespeare remember the 25th October with the stirring words from Henry V on the eve of the 1415 Battle of Agincourt.
A Nobel Cordwainer
In the world of Nobel laureates, October is awards month. Born 155 years ago, Austen Chamberlain is (so far) the only Cordwainer to have been so honoured.
William Marsden, Doctor and Cordwainer
This year marks the 150th anniversary of the death of William Marsden MD, Cordwainer, and more famously, founder of two great London hospitals.