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...
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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...
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St Benet’s Abbey Video Link

I came across an interesting video today about St. Benet’s Abbey in Norfolk, and I thought I would share it with you. Not my...
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l’Abbaye Saint-Bertin

Abbey of St Bertin Situated on the banks of the Aa River, the Abbey of St Bertin, located in St Omer, France, was one of the most...

Angers

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