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She is regarded by some as the secret queen who helped put Richard III on the throne and – inadvertently, at least – sealed the fate of the princes in the tower.
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Edward, The Black Prince
I came across a conversation today where people were regretting the early death of the Black Prince, because apparently everything would have been much better had he lived. Unfortunately, even people interested in English history tend not to appreciate that...
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The Black Dog andGo away Me
Go away, Black Dog, Go and chase the Black Rabbit, Lift your tail under the Devil's nose, Treat him to the scent, Of half-digested Pedigree Chum. If you were a real dog, you would bring me joy, Instead you drain the joy from me, You traitor to your race, Go...
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For the avoidance of doubt....
I haven't given up writing, I really haven't. It's just that due to circumstances, things are moving really, really slowly. I can only counsel patience.
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Second and final part of my post about Constanza; the first part is here. Far from being ugly or ill-favoured, Constanza of Castile evidently was a very attractive woman: in 1371 at the time of her wedding to John of Gaunt, t...
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Digging stuff out
I have just found some computer files of writing that I had completely forgotten having written. It's annoying, but I have so many fragments, and nothing (yet) that makes a complete book. But I have not given up. Eventually there will be a breakthrough.
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Growing up in the fascinating household of her father John of Gaunt, did Philippa anticipate she would one day be Felipa of Portugal, mother of the most significant dynasty in her adopted country? This medieval princess was ...
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A pair of HR Jones d.12 fish wagons built from Lochgorm kits. Recently built and painted, the left hand wagon no. 2145 displays a wagon plate I made myself, the right hand one retains the etched plate from the kit which has ...
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