Tags » King Charles I

Happy New Year!

2017 is All Shiny and New, Let’s Enjoy it with Art!

I saved this post for today as it is perfect for the New Year.  Remember this wonderful video from last year of the Historic Royal Palaces conservators lovingly cleaning the massive… 380 more words


Are you a revolutionary?

If you had lived in the 17th century would you have backed King Charles I or Oliver Cromwell during the Civil War? For a bit of fun why not answer these questions and find out? 421 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

Greyfriars Kirkyard surrounding Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland is located at the southern edge of the Old Town. It has hosted the bodies of the dead since 1562. 497 more words