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But I Digress!

I confess, it is hard to focus on academia when the sun is shining after the usual long, dreary winter. I am still on Edward 1 by Michael Prestwich and after waiting for weeks got another book referred to by Prestwich which was “King Henry III and the Lord Edward by F.M. 651 more words


Denbighshire By Bus: Pt 1 - Rhuddlan Castle

Last year we decided to visit the small city of St Asaph in North Wales. There is no train station there so the only way we could get there was by bus, so we got the train to nearby… 603 more words


Fact of the day: 7th July

On this day in 1307 Edward I of England (b. 1239) died.

Edward I was a tall man for his era, hence the nickname “Longshanks.” 220 more words

Fact Of The Day

Blind Harry's "The Wallace" - Book I, Chapter II

How King Edward and Corspatrick came to Scone and deposed the Balliol.

King Edward and Corspatrick march for Scoon,
And Scotland now sings a most mournful Tune. 586 more words

The Hunt for the King 12) Mario Traxino, Fieschi Scholar, enters the scene

In december 2013 I was presenting Auramala at one of Milan’s historic bookshops, Il Trittico, just around the corner from the Basilica di Sant’Ambrogio, where the 4th century Bishop and patron saint of Milan, Saint Ambrose, lies. 637 more words

Edward II

My trip to Harlech

It’s inevitable, I suppose, that I would get to Harlech in my chronicle of the great Welsh castles! Good afternoon everyone, and welcome to Thursday! To bring you up to speed, I’ve been off around the north-west coast of Wales all week, visiting each of the castles built by Edward I during his… 525 more words


My trip to Conwy

Welcome back folks! What started as a day trip to Anglesey has turned into a trip around all four of Edward I’s castles in north Wales! 924 more words