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The Treason of Ghosts (2000) by Paul Doherty

It has been a long time since I have read a historical mystery, put off perhaps by an overdose of less than brilliant ones. So today is something of a change for the blog, a change precipitated by me winning a competition ran by the Puzzle Doctor (who writes the… 822 more words

In The Dock

Book Review #2

The Healer’s Apprentice (Fairy Tale Romance Series #1)

By Melanie Dickerson

Genre: Christian, Fantasy, Historical, Medieval, Romance, Young Adult

Pages: 272

Chapters: 28

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3rd August 1509 A.D. The Birth of Étienne Dolet #Onthisday

Eitenne Dolet, was born #onthisday 3rd August 1509 A.D. and ironically he died on 3rd August 1546 A.D. he was a French scholar, printer, and a translator. 72 more words

World History

30th July 1470 A.D.–The Birth of Hongzhi A Ming Emperor #Onthisday

Emperor Hongzhi was born on 30th July 1470 A.D. and died on 8th June 1505 A.D. he was a emperor of the Ming Dynasty from China, between the years of 1487-1505 A.D. 61 more words


What's your last name please?

Have you ever wondered where you came from? What your last name meant? Of course you have, I did too. Like you, I asked my relatives about it. 362 more words


KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER II- The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset

KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER II; The Mistress of Husaby by Sigrid Undset, (c) 1978, but first translated and printed in 1921 under the title HUSFRUE, (Much like the German word Hausfrau meaning Housewife). 183 more words

Historical Novel

28th June 1444 A.D.– Charlotte, Queen of Cyprus Born #Onthisday

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#Onthisday 28th June 1444 A.D. Charlotte was born and died on 16th July 1487 A.D. she was the Queen of Cyprus and Princes of Antioch and various other titles, Queen of Jerusalem and Armenia to name a few. 143 more words