Daily Archives: November 17, 2020

Sic Semper Rebelles: Part Two

When the crown prince returned to his part of the palace, he was still not fully composed when he came upon his son. “What’s wrong?” the young prince asked. “Did grampa make you cry?” “Not exactly,” the crown prince replied. … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Knight Who Saved England

The Knight Who Saved England: William Marshal And The French Invasion, 1217, by Richard Brooks One of the more interesting aspects of English history is the myth that the English Channel has formed a strong barrier against foreign invasion. This … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History, Military History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Fatal Colours

Fatal Colours: Towton 1461: England’s Most Brutal Battle, by George Goodwin This book is an example of a solid and well-written battle study that is mainly of interest to those who are fond of reading about the Wars of the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History, Military History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Queens Of The Conquest

Queens Of The Conquest: England’s Medieval Queens: Book One, by Alison Weir This is the sort of book that is somewhat inevitable in our times, as writers seek to plumb the depths of of source material that they can find … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment