Monday, 12 July 2010

TNA Podcast: Disclosure, documentary release and candour in government

Jonathan Sumption OBE QC, author of a landmark three volume work on The Hundred Years War, in a 4 June 2010 lecture to the Friends of The National Archives, considers the issue of government secrecy throughout English history. It's an eloquent presentation. There's little of direct interest for the genealogist, except perhaps as the considerations are also applicable to census release and confidentiality .

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