Daily Archives: December 16, 2019

Book Review: The Greatest Traitor

The Greatest Traitor:  The Life Of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330, by Ian Mortimer I find it revealing and more than a little bit of interesting that the author is at pains to mention that he is not … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Dionne Warwick

Rarely is there a case where it seems that the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame has a particular family that they have failed to recognize but that is definitely the case with Dionne Warwick, who is a cousin of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Lost Tudor Princess

The Lost Tudor Princess:  The Life Of Lady Margaret Douglas It is easy enough to understand how it was that the life of Lady Margaret Douglas was forgotten, relatively speaking.  It is true that she was related to a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Warwick: The Kingmaker

Warwick:  The Kingmaker:  Politics, Power, and Fame, by A.J. Pollard I must admit that although I am a student of the Wars of the Roses, that I am not all that aware of the larger career of the Earl of … Continue reading

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