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Charles and his power struggle

Charles I, opposed the English Parliament
taking for himself, a Catholic Queen
believing in absolute power
over Parliament and his kingdom.

King and Parliament opposed each other… 64 more words


And I joined in with an egg!

We only ever get one first book launch. And for Mike Penney with his brilliant poetry collection Where Silence Deepens, and me with my collection of poetry and prose… 332 more words


The King's Head Pub, Galway's Latin Quarter

The Kings Head dates back over 800 years with research showing the building in existence since the 13th century. The building was the home of the Mayor of Galway, Thomas Lynch Fitz-Ambrose. 380 more words

Irish History

Haunted castle for sale

Wanna live in a castle and get haunted? Got £1.5million to spare? Yes? Happy days!

Woodcroft Castle is actually a bit of a bargain, considering it has eight bedrooms, 14.5 acres of land, a moat and a thoroughly good class of ghost. 122 more words


Treasures of London - Great Parchment Book...

Held in the collections of the London Metropolitan Archives, the Great Parchment Book of The Honourable the Irish Society was recently inscribed upon the UK register of the UNESCO Memory of the World. 295 more words

Treasures Of London

Greyfriar's Kirkyard

Sir George Mackenzie was a Scottish lawyer, Lord Advocate, essayist and legal writer. His professional life was a contradiction with the refusal to endorse the popular belief of actual witchcraft, and his relentless persecution of the Presbyterian Covenanters who were against King Charles I’s desire to convert them to the use of High Anglican practices (Episcopal Church Government). 252 more words


Today on the EHFA: The Banqueting House

Today I can be found on the English Historical Fiction Authors blog (EHFA) taking you on a tour of Whitehall’s Banqueting House. To access my article, … 19 more words

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