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Mary Queen of Scots, National Library of Scotland, George VI Bridge, Edinburgh, 22/03/14.

am no expert, but I’m sure Mary Queen of Scots wrote her last letter well before the invention of the post box; before the invention of the stamp in fact! 66 more words

Days Out And Holidays.

2 Kings 9: To kill a king

I have been listening to a book about Queen Elizabeth I and she found it very difficult to sentence Mary Queen of Scots to death even though Mary had been proven to be plotting her death and downfall. 201 more words


Time Travel

At the dVerse pub they are delving into the fantasy of  fictional characters coming to life, and of finding ourselves somewhere else  while at Red Wolf Poems, … 109 more words

Free Verse

God's Substitute: Elizabeth and Shakespeare After the Essex Rebellion — a short play


Queen Elizabeth I
William Shakespeare

The scene is the queen’s privy chamber in the Palace of Whitehall, February 1601. A table is scattered with books and papers. 1,552 more words

Thinking About Story …

Queenie says:

“I WANT A PRESSIE!!! Give me something nice and shiny… and if you don’t, I’ve got something nice and shiny for you… it’s called an AXE!!” 16 more words


Richard III was almost certainly found under parking lot, DNA tests prove

LONDON — Scientists say there is “overwhelming evidence” that a skeleton found under a parking lot is that of England’s King Richard III, but their DNA testing also has raised questions about the nobility of some of his Royal successors. 535 more words



In the 90s, I had the distinct displeasure of having to pass through Bitterfeld (in the former East Germany) in travels between Berlin and Merseburg. It was a post-industrial nightmare, I couldn’t imagine living in the vicinity. 42 more words