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Before the Battle of Agincourt in 1415, the French, anticipating victory over the English, proposed to cut off the middle finger of all captured English soldiers. 164 more words



Welcome to this week’s Poetic Beats with Howard Bond and Davy D, recorded on the 11th of June 2018 on Red Kite Radio.

On the 24th of June 1914 the poet, Edward Thomas, was on a train to visit fellow poet Robert Frost, when the train made an unscheduled stop at Adlestrop station in Gloucestershire. 204 more words

Poetic Beats

Henry V

Henry the V, one of the most enigmatic monarchs in English history, was born in Wales on the 9th of August 1386, the son of a young Henry Bolingbroke and his first wife Mary of Bohun. 734 more words

15th Century

St. George’s Day and a New Prince

St. George has been the patron saint of England since around the end of the fourteenth century. His feast day is April 23, and the royal Chapel of St. 466 more words

British Isles

Weekly Battles: Battle of Agincourt

Combatants: England vs France

Date: 25th of October, 1415

Location: A field next to Agincourt, France

Campaign: The Agincourt Campaign

War: The Hundred Years’ War… 618 more words

Watch Out for the Curveballs - Part Seven

Watch Out for the Curveballs


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Part Seven


It is 1.45pm Saturday 22nd July 2017. Since I last put pen to paper I took another walk around the room. 1,319 more words

Robert L J Borg & Viviane Elisabeth Borg - Our Writings

Know Your Enemy

Whether you like it or not, you are in a battle.

A few years ago, a woman at my church fussed about singing “all those marching songs”—songs like “Onward Christian Soldiers” and “We’re Marching to Zion.” She said, “It makes the church sound so militant.” 650 more words

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