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My Notes from Episode 2 of 'The Plantagenets' Shown on BBC 24.03.2014

1219 William Marshall regent of 11 years old Henry III. King John had lost most French lands. Marshall dying.

Next 150 years – parliament born and English national identity established. 707 more words


2nd August 1274. Parting of the Ways for the Law of Church and State.

The Common Law dates from around the late 13th century, a time when ecclesiastical and lay courts separated, giving rise to a new breed of  professional lawyers who were to developr both common and statute law.(1) 714 more words


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

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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

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