A warm wind swept through overcast Downton and across The Solent this morning when I took my usual walk to Hordle Cliff top and back. Sheltered among the hedgerows, perky periwinkle still trails along the ground. 340 more words
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Initially intended to provide a basis on which to build my knowledge of the life of Elizabeth when she was Queen, this book proved to be very informative not only for that, but also for the period prior to 1558. 139 more words
‘His children are falling from the sky. He watches from horse-back, acres of England stretching behind him; they drop, gilt-winged, each with a blood-filled gaze. Grace Cromwell hovers in thin air. 618 more words
The king’s genes also raise some royally embarrassing questions about the legitimacy of the Tudors who ended his reign.
Researchers conservatively estimate that the chances of the skull at left not being that of Richard III (right) are 6.7 million to 1. 935 more words