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Back to medieval Britain?

Armed with a gift card courtesy of my former coworkers I set out this morning to find the nearest Barnes & Noble. Thankfully, this time my GPS did not let me down, and I actually did arrive at Barnes & Noble. 176 more words


Fact of the day: 25th March

On this day in 1199 Richard I was wounded by a crossbow bolt while fighting France, leading to his death on April 6.

Richard I was King of England from 6 July 1189 until his death. 205 more words

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Unhappy Families: The Plantagenets Episode One Review

Today I’m taking a break from rambling history lessons/rants to review the marvellous documentary The Plantagenets. The series is only on episode one but to be honest, as the episode focused on Henry II (for a whole 40-something minutes) you’ll know it’s this episode of the three parter I’ll be most invested in! 744 more words