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Love - not always pink and fluffy

Edward I comes down through history to us as a man not much given to romantic gestures. This after all, is the man who implemented being hung, drawn and quartered for treason, who expelled the Jews in 1290, and who spent a considerable part of his life hammering the Welsh and the Scots into submission (wasted effort when it came to the Scots). 1,517 more words


27th October 1290. Decline of Peripatetic Kingship.

Nowadays parliaments and the receiving of dignitaries are London-based, but in the Middle Ages these were held where the king happened to be.

Clipston was to see eight Plantagenet kings, and one Scots, William the Lion, from Henry II in 1181 to Richard II in 1393. 558 more words


A Moment in London's History - The execution of William Wallace...

This year marks the 710th anniversary of the execution of Scottish rebel William Wallace in Smithfield so we thought we’d take a quick look at the circumstances of that event – made famous in recent times through the movie… 308 more words


Waths: fords and borders

On a very low Spring tide in August, my guide Mark Messenger and I crossed and re-crossed the Solway on foot, from England to Scotland and back. 1,138 more words

Coastal Heritage

Exploring Conwy Castle, North Wales

If you like castles you must take a trip to Conwy, North Wales and check out the imposing castle with the same name that dominates the town’s vistas. 408 more words

Caernarfon Castle

A young son is presented to Wales, more importantly this son of an English King is proclaimed a Welsh prince, “that was borne in Wales and could speake never a word of English.” 352 more words


The Good Queen

Saturday 1st August 2015 ko 16.30

Peterborough & District League- Division One

STAMFORD BELVEDERE 1 (Saddington 42p)

WITTERING 3 (Middleton 17 McRoyal 23 Watson 76) 705 more words