Ep132 – A Lord Lieutenant at War – Dr Richard Batten

Dr Richard Batten, Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Exeter, talks about a collection of papers relating to the wartime experience of Hugh Fortescue, the Fourth Earl Fortescue, who was Lord Lieutenant for Devon during the Great War, that he has recently edited. These papers are collected in a volume produced by the Devon and Cornwall Record Society (http://www.devonandcornwallrecordsociety.co.uk/) and published by Boydell Press.