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#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

#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