Sean Cunningham's New Book

Guest Blog: Prince Arthur, the Mortimers and the search for Tudor legitimacy

I am excited to host a guest blog by historian Sean Cunningham today. The following post is an excerpt from his latest book, Prince...
Sean Cunningham's New Book

Guest Author Tomorrow!

I am excited to be a part of the blog tour for Sean Cunningham’s new book, Prince Arthur: The Tudor King Who Never Was. The...
Chateau d'Angers

Blog Tour Announced

Today is the first day of the blog tour for On the Trail of the Yorks. I am so pleased that all these wonderful...
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Elizabeth of York and Henry Tudor

  Today marks the anniversary of the wedding of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York in 1486. While this marriage was made mainly to...
Chateau d'Angers

Angers

Today I was writing about the Chateau d’Angers. I thought I would share a few pictures that I took while I was visiting this summer....
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Medieval Dispensations

Recently I stumbled across the article ‘English Royal Marriages and the Papal Penitentiary in the Fifteenth Century’ by Peter Clarke. The article was in...
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A Welsh Warrior – Gwenllian verch Gruffudd

Described as a Welsh warrior princess, Gwenllian verch Gruffudd (Gruffydd) was the daughter of Gruffudd ap Cynan the king of Gwynedd. She spent her...
Llywelyn Fawr depicted in stained glass at St Mary's Church in Trefriw

Source:By Llywelyn2000 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Mayhem, Treachery and Death: Gruffudd ap Llywelyn

Some moments in history seem too unbelievable to be true. The story of the life and death of Gruffudd ap Llywelyn is one such story....
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May I Show You to Your Cage? The True Story of Isabel, Countess of Buchan

Isabel, Countess of Buchan It sounds like something out of a fantasy horror story – a young woman imprisoned in a cage hanging off...

Angers

Today I was writing about the Chateau d’Angers. I thought I would...
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