Category: British History

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

William Montagu, 2nd Earl of Salisbury

#OTD - A Day Late! Taken from my post on #HistoryLair 3 JUNE 1397​ - This day marks the death of William Montagu (also spelt Montacute), 2nd Earl of Salisbury, aged 68. He was one of England’s most successful battle commanders, fighting closely alongside Edward III and his son, Prince Edward, the Black Prince. He … Continue reading William Montagu, 2nd Earl of Salisbury

#OTD 946 CE – The Reign of a Magnificent Anglo-Saxon King That Was Cut Short

  My whistle-stop research piece today for HISTORY LAIR, check out their page.       #OTD in 946​ - Death of King Edmund I of England (939 – 946), born circa 921 and also known as Deed-Doer and Edmund the Magnificent. His lineage was impressive - grandson of Alfred the Great, son of the King … Continue reading #OTD 946 CE – The Reign of a Magnificent Anglo-Saxon King That Was Cut Short