#OTD 1352 – Death of the 28 year old Alice of Norfolk, Edward I’s Granddaughter

Not many people would have heard of poor Alice - she seems to have disappeared into the mists of time. Even her death - and the circumstances around it - appear not to be deemed of any importance. Yet she was a granddaughter of Edward I, niece of Edward II and cousin to Edward III … Continue reading #OTD 1352 – Death of the 28 year old Alice of Norfolk, Edward I’s Granddaughter

#OTD 1351 Death & The Forgotten Plantagenet – Alice of Norfolk @PSHistory #WIP

Remains of Bungay Castle Towers, once a huge fortification incorporating a drawbridge and home of Alice of Norfolk, granddaughter of Edward I. (Image courtesy of Ashley Dace) On 14th November 1351 there is an entry in the Fine Rolls for William de Middleton, escheator in the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk regarding Alice of Norfolk. … Continue reading #OTD 1351 Death & The Forgotten Plantagenet – Alice of Norfolk @PSHistory #WIP

Cadwaladr, the last Welsh Prince known as the King of the Britons & Palace of the Bishop of Llandaff

St Cadwaladr Church, Bishton. ©Louise Wyatt A church dedicated to St Cadwaladr is quite rare but in a small, unassuming area of South Wales in what is now Newport, yet completely rural, is the small village of Bishton. Bishton - a disruption of Bishop's Town/Bishopston (Welsh Llangadwaladr Trefesgob) - was once the home of a … Continue reading Cadwaladr, the last Welsh Prince known as the King of the Britons & Palace of the Bishop of Llandaff

Author Highlight – Q&A Session with … Sharon Bennett Connolloy

Today, I'm very excited to be hosting the author Sharon Bennett Connolloy on her Blog Tour celebrating the release of her book, Ladies of the Magna Carta. So sit back, relax and enjoy! I feel very honoured to have the wonderful author Sharon Bennett Connolly on my blog today, where I have grilled her with … Continue reading Author Highlight – Q&A Session with … Sharon Bennett Connolloy