It’s time to face the inevitable: Tonald Dump is the Leader of the Free World. Yes, the orange-haired, baby-fisted, yuge winner is now the most powerful man in… Read more “Don**d T***p: 2017’s very own Classical Tyrant”
Is 2016 the Worst Year Ever? Maybe not…
Is 2016 the worst year ever? Plantagenet Lions looks back at some other years that plain sucked.
Saskia Reviews/Recaps: Atlantis, Episode One
It’s not often that I’m tempted to use the tag terrible or hot mess to describe something but it’s not often I watch something so ludicrous that actual words fail… Read more “Saskia Reviews/Recaps: Atlantis, Episode One”
Roaming Around Reims
A mere 80 miles North-West of Paris lies the historic city of Reims (confusingly pronounced Rahonce). The city, founded by the Gauls in 80 BC, lies in… Read more “Roaming Around Reims”
If Walls Could Talk: The History of Hampton Court
If walls could talk the red bricks of Hampton Court would have a fair few stories to tell. Whether it’s crying queens or warring sons, the… Read more “If Walls Could Talk: The History of Hampton Court”
The Birth Of Modern Politics: The Rise of Robert Walpole
2015 is a big year for British politics, the current coalition government have less than 100 days in office and the 3 (or 5) main parties are… Read more “The Birth Of Modern Politics: The Rise of Robert Walpole”
Does History Still Matter?
Does history still matter? For me the obvious answer is yes but over the course of 2014 I’m beginning to worry that in today’s increasingly online world… Read more “Does History Still Matter?”
Murdered Monarchs: A Halloween Special!
FUN FACT: turns out that this is the 40th post to Plantagenet Lions, time flies when you’re ranting about long dead kings right? Welcome ghoulish readers his… Read more “Murdered Monarchs: A Halloween Special!”
Stormin’ Normans: Travels through Normandy Part I!
Ah Normandie, home to quality cider, lots of cathedrals, and of course a whole heap of history. From conquests, revolutions, and total desolation in the last 70-something… Read more “Stormin’ Normans: Travels through Normandy Part I!”
Chinon vs Chenonceau
In my continued attempt to somehow adhere to what this blog is supposed to be about, I’m going to march on with further coverage of my adventures… Read more “Chinon vs Chenonceau”