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Mercia Speed Melee - 14th January 2017

Mercia Petanque Association held its first Speed Melee today at Arena Petanque Club, Worksop. Forty Mercia members came and enjoyed the first event of 2017, aided by some kind weather and good company. 91 more words

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950: 1066 Remembered, Guest Post: Marching Toward 1066 (Annie Whitehead)

Today author Annie Whitehead joins us with some fascinating background into the kingdom of Mercia, following the eras in which she writes, those of King Alfred the Great and its succeeding generations with Æthelred and Æthelflæd (Lord Ethelred and Lady Aethelfaed), and Edgar, all of whom appear in her award-winning novels,  1,649 more words

Before The Second Sleep

The Legend of St. Frideswide of Oxford

Frideswide

Frideswide was the daughter of Didan the king of Lower Mercia and Selfrida, his wife.  She lived in the middle of the 7th century and was born in the royal palace in Oxford.  1,924 more words

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Sayings... by Stuart France

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‘Sure as Stone’

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‘Old as Hills’

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Ancient Sites

Sayings...

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‘Sure as Stone’

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‘Old as Hills’

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‘White as Bone’

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Landscape

Squad Training Day with Brian Stote - 29th October

The squad training day was designed for those players who had played for the Mercia Region at Hayling Island back in September AND to include any other players from the region who aspire to get into the squad next year, 2017.   306 more words

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Eastwood Park Petanque Club - Rules Awareness Courses

Eastwood Park Petanque Club were joined by members of Rainworth Petanque Club for three very informative Rules Sessions in the Hasland Hub Chesterfield during October. The sessions where detailed but also light hearted and interesting and enjoyed by all who attended. 44 more words

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