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William Wallace at the Irvine Water

Gutting young Selbie, the foppish son of the Constable of Dundee, like a fish with his dirk was a good enough reason for the young Wallace to take his leave of that place and find some quiet spot where he might lie his head low for a while. 1,094 more words

Ayr

Travels through the Scottish Bruce Heartlands

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South-western Scotland; Ayrshire, Galloway, Carrick, and Dumfriesshire, are seldom afforded the ink spillage they deserve in the Mediaeval history of Scotland. It is true that in the aftermath of the constitutional crisis precipitated by the untimely demise of the Maid of Norway and the subsequent Plantagenet pressing of its claim to suzerainty over the Kingdom of Scotland that these southern shires were not the backdrop to events that would later become iconic in the story of Scotland’s civil war and the wars of independence in the later thirteenth and early-to-mid fourteen centuries. 468 more words

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Big and Beastly Berserker Swords

I couldn’t think of any grand writing tips, fun stories or spiritual thoughts today, so I’m going to appeal to fantasy geekiness. Please accept this epic blog as my epic apology. 446 more words

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A couple weeks back, I frolicked my happy, history nerd self through the hallowed Great Hall at Westminster. 235 more words

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Edward, I am Your Father

Over recent years here has been a lot of discussion regarding the possible survival of Edward III‘s father, Edward II, beyond his supposed 1327 death date. 954 more words

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Free advertising on Somerset Choices

Care and support providers and local groups across the county are urged to add themselves to a new website called Somerset Choices.

Somerset Choices, which is set to launch later this month, will transform the way people find local care and support services. 296 more words

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