Norman Conquest Marc Morris

The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England

The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England By Marc Morris Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Pegasus; 1 edition (December 15, 2014) Language: English ISBN-10: 1605986518 Overview: A riveting and authoritative history of the single most important event in English history: the Norman Conquest.An upstart French duke who sets out to Read more about The Norman Conquest: The Battle of Hastings and the Fall of Anglo-Saxon England[…]

More news on Richard III

From Smithsonian.com “They Found Richard III. So Now What?” What the remains of the “hunchback” king can teach us about other English royals The last time Richard III was buried in Leicester, England, he had been taken from a battlefield, slung naked over a horse, stabbed in the buttocks with a dagger and thrown into Read more about More news on Richard III[…]

Oldest cannonball in England found

From Fox News: The oldest surviving cannonball in England has been rediscovered on a medieval battlefield. The cannonball, which was lost for several years, was likely used in the Battle of Northampton in 1460, one of the battles in the decades-long Wars of the Roses. The giant ball has two large dents from a few Read more about Oldest cannonball in England found[…]

King Henry VIII

What did King Henry VIII really want from a wife?

From the BBC: Henry VIII: Britain’s most famous king. Big, bold and brash, he is the epitome of ‘Merrie England’. Ruling between 1509 and 1547, his marriages to a succession of six women became something of a Tudor soap opera and probably his most talked-about legacy. So, as king of England and one of Europe’s Read more about What did King Henry VIII really want from a wife?[…]