Tag: Alice of Norfolk

Margaret of Brotherton, suo jure Duchess of Norfolk

📜 Margaret of Brotherton, older sister of Alice of Norfolk and who led a much more documented life than Alice, gains a chapter to herself in my current work in progress on these two granddaughters of Edward I 📜 It appears an intelligent and independent Margaret was astute when it came to managing her vast … Continue reading Margaret of Brotherton, suo jure Duchess of Norfolk

#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

Digression and Historical Obsession

Hmmm ... I seemed to have developed a terrible habit since my writing career has become professional. There is, of course, procrastination; many writers seem to suffer this and makes me feel less lonely and not the malingerer I imagined myself to be. Telling myself to be grateful for getting a publishing contract only for … Continue reading Digression and Historical Obsession