Category: non-fiction

#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

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