Eleanor of Brittany was born around 1184, the daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet Duke of Brittany by right of his wife, and Constance of Brittany. Described as beautiful, she has been called the Pearl, the Fair Maid and the Beauty of Brittany. 711 more words
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On hearing of Richard I’s release from his German prison, Prince John wrote to the King of France, saying how ‘heureux’ he was that his brother was on his way home, and that he was going to Nottingham Castle to prepare a Welcome Home Party. 545 more words
Richard III, as we know, was originally buried by the Leicester Greyfriars or Franciscans, with whom his family had something of a connection.
In an earlier era, the (fictional) Friar Tuck is portrayed as an associate of Robin Hood, resisting Prince John’s assumption of power in Richard I’s absence. 33 more words
King Edward the Confessor was referred to in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, as ‘most pious’ and as having the ‘power of healing those with the evil or scrofula’.(1) 556 more words
The general belief is that Middle Child Syndrome occurs when the middle child of a family feels hard done by – they feel that they get the blame for everything, that what they do is never good enough and that life is, basically, unfair. 589 more words