Jousting: The Sport of Kings

                                 I found when researching about Warwick Castle that jousts happened there and Antony Woodville, someone who i am fascinated by. also jousted so i wanted to know more.   I thought who best to approach but fellow antony Woodville historian, who has written a post on the real Ulrich von Lichtenstein from a Knights Tale – Danielle… Read More Jousting: The Sport of Kings

‘One of a kind, no Category’ – The Interesting wives of King Henry VIII

Tomorrow is the start of Woman’s History Month. This year I have decided to focus on King Henry VIII six wives. With the West end musical, Six, being such a hit and the anniversary of the Field of Cloth of Gold ( 7 – 24 June 1520) what other way to celebrate the month than having… Read More ‘One of a kind, no Category’ – The Interesting wives of King Henry VIII

Exploring Plas Mawr-North Wales’ Elizabethan Manor House – A guest blog by Kayla Jones

Nestled on the North Wales coast in the historic town of Conwy, Plas Mawr is a unique example of an Elizabethan era Welsh townhome. Built in the late 1500’s, Plas Mawr is one of the most intact examples of townhouses in the UK during this period. Through the years, it has been used as a… Read More Exploring Plas Mawr-North Wales’ Elizabethan Manor House – A guest blog by Kayla Jones