Scrolling through Spacetime

The bigger they are the farther they fall? UVic PhD candidate Gaelan Gilbert (aided in one case by the capable hands of Prof. Adriaan van der Weel of Leiden) takes the measure of royal descent in a 15th- or 16th-century English scroll depicting the genealogy of the kings of England since the coming of Christianity.

The end of history? The scroll has its title at the end.

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