Annals of Margam. English translation of the Annals of Margam from Henry Luard's Latin book of 1865. Covers the period period 519-1277. Available on Amazon here.
Annals of Winchester. English translation of the Annals of Winchester from Henry Luard's Latin book of 1865. Covers the period period 519-1277. Up to 1157 the Annals largely follows the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, thereafter, it is an original composition. The latter part of the Annals are contemporary with events. Available in Ebook and Paperback at Amazon here.
Anne Boleyn. Her Life as told by Lancelot's de Carle's 1536 Letter. We have published our translation of Lancelot de Carle's extraordinary 1300 plus lines letter, written two week's after her death, that describes Queen Anne's life. We have included numerous other contemporary sources to enrich the reading of the Letter including Letters, Hall's and Wriothesley's Chronicle, the Pamphlets of Wynkyn the Worde, the Spanish Chronicle, the Memorial of George Constantyne, and the Portuguese Letter. To download an electronic copy, or order the paperback, see Amazon and Apple Books.
New book published about four Prehistoric Peak District Monuments: Arbor Low and The Bull Ring Henges, and Minning Low and Five Wells Chambered Cairns. Lots of original sources included, and photos. Find it on Apple Books and Amazon and Apple Books.
On This Day in History: 7th December.
Westminster Abbey, Derbyshire, King John, King Henry III, King Edward I, King Edward II, King Edward III, King Edward IV, King Richard III, Norman Invasion, Third Crusade, First War of the Roses, Accession of Richard III, Anjou aka Plantagenet Family Tree, Tudor Family Tree, Katherine Roet Family Tree, King Alfred "The Great"'s Descendants, King Edward IV's Descendants, Ralph Neville 1st Earl Westmoreland's Descendants, Coefficient of Inbreeding, Diseases, Church Monuments, Astromical Events, Roman Roads, Thomas Bateman 1821-1861, Neolithic Monuments, Neolithic to Bronze Age Transition, River Thames, River Trent, River Severn, Wiltshire River Avon, Chantrey, Nollekens, Roubiliac, Westmacott, Millais, Rosetti, Diary of Edward VI, Henry Machyn, Samuel Pepys, John Evelyn, Anglo-Saxon-Chronicle, Bede's Ecclesiastical History of England, The Chronicles of Froissart, Chronicle of Queen Jane and two years of Queen Mary, Edward Hall's Chronicle.
18 Aug 2023. Added excerpts from Excerpta Historica which includes original sources describing the legitimisation of the Beauforts, and the execution of Queen Anne Boleyn. And added excerpts from Ellis' Original Letters Illustrative of English History which include letters from William Kingston, Lieutenant of the Tower of London, to Thomas Cromwell, describing the behaviour of Queen Anne Boleyn during her imprisonment before her execution.
22 Jul 2023. Added photographs and history of St Oswald's Church, Brereton, Cheshire.
17 Jul 2023. Added photographs of St Asaph Cathedral.
17 Jul 2023. Added photographs of All Saints Church, Old Rode, Cheshire.
03 Jul 2023. Updated Baron Decies of Decies in Waterford.
03 Jul 2023. Added photographs and plan of Rhuddlan Castle.
23 Jun 2023. Updates page of painter John Collier to include his portraits of Fellows of the Royal Society including Charles Darwin and James Joules.
23 Jun 2023. Updated the Around Me Page to show only nearby places.
22 Jun 2023. Added photographs of Burial Chambers on Anglesey
15 Jun 2023. Added Chapters 88 to 121 of the Chronicles of Froissart Book 4 covering the Usurption of King Richard II and his death.
03 Jun 2023. Added photographs of St Winefred's Well at Holywell, Flintshire.
02 Jun 2023. Added photographs of the five Lancashire War Memorials of the Lancashire scuptor Walter Marsden.
01 Jun 2023. Added photographs and a plan of Lincoln Cathedral.
14 May 2023. Added an Around Me page and new menu option.
13 May 2023. Added the a number of photos from Bassano Limited from the early 20th Century.
12 May 2023. Added the reference to Stonehenge from Henry of Huntingdon's Chronicle.
11 May 2023. Maud Cunnington's List Of The Long Barrows Of Wiltshire in the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine Volume 38 1913.