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Of Kendal, Stricklands and Castles

Here is a handy link to a brief history of Sizergh Castle and how it came into the Strickland family by way of Walter’s marriage to Elizabeth Deincourt though since 1950 the castle is administered by the National Trust. 68 more words


The Road to Agincourt passes through Portchester Castle

Yeah, that’s me and King Henry V. Just hanging out. Way back in August, we visited Portchester Castle for an event commemorating the 600th (!) anniversary of a series of events leading up to the victory of the British over the French in the Battle of Agincourt. 495 more words

Battle Of Agincourt

Book Corner – December 2015 (1)

The Hundred Years War: Volume IV – Cursed Kings – Jonathan Sumption

Weird. Whilst hardly a habitue of the small incestuous circles that Anthony Powell wrote about, I am entering a phase when three of the next four reviews will be of books by people I know. 563 more words


Agincourt 600 Young Poets' Competition

Copied and pasted from Poetry Library newsletter:

Closing Date: 31-Jan-16
Calling all writers between the ages of 5 and 18 from the UK – enter the Agincourt 600 Poetry Competition. 126 more words

Hedon Mayor - "London fascination with Little Old Hedon and our Henry V silver mace!"

HEDON’S most precious civic possession, the Henry V Silver Mace, is currently on display at The Guildhall Art Gallery in the City of London… 940 more words


The Tower of London, Agincourt, and being a Londoner

Otherwise entitled: ‘I don’t do those ‘London Things’, I live here’ and other misconceptions of Londoner’s

It’s a strange thing, living in London, in that those that do reside in the city have rarely done the ‘London’ things. 762 more words