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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

The Ancient #Chepstow Port

Did you know, Chepstow once had a busy, thriving port by the old iron Chepstow Bridge? Shipping from Chepstow is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. “The port of Chepstow was the only one in Gwent, except Newport, to which ships of any size could come. From here barges used to take goods up … Continue reading The Ancient #Chepstow Port

#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