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Another Time and a Different Chance

One advantage of having so many children and so many enemies, Henry acknowledged wryly, was that they’d never run out of something to talk about. 681 more words

English Historical Fiction

Marriage Alliances of Noble Women 1180- 1250: Part 2 Eleanor of Aquitaine

Due to the fact that the majority of interest seems to have been in Eleanor of Aquitaine from part one of this series I am going to begin my investigation of individual women with her. 2,277 more words


What I'm Reading...


Just thought I’d touch base and show you what I’m reading.  As you can see, I have my hands full at the moment. It’s so nice to have such a great selection of books to dig into. 702 more words


The Book Of Eleanor Book Review

There is an old saying; “Behind every great man stands a great woman”.

This is especially true among the royal houses of Europe before the 20th century. 798 more words


Magna Melodia

Magna Melodia is our concert programme for 2015, in honour of the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. The initial agreement of the Great Charter lies smack in the middle of the period of music that we are most interested in, and so this noteworthy anniversary has provided an admirable spur to us to gather a good range of material into a great programme. 1,277 more words


dinner is served! part ii, volume one

part two

Welcome to part two of “Dinner is Served,” the joint project over here and with the sparkling Jenalyn over yonder at Map of Time… 1,464 more words

Royal Families

The 300-Year Union That Shaped The Wine We Drink

For those of us that are looking, though, there are still a few traces, particularly if you walk out at dusk along the narrow lanes of the pedestrianised Old Town. 261 more words