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”
It’s been a long (nearly) 9 months since I decided to immerse myself in history, manuscripts and France, in a shameless attempt to start on one… Read more “Making The Middle Ages Modern: The Problem Of Male Protagonists”
The Angevin family is made up of bad tempers, spoilt brats, greed, lusty men and the odd bout of genius. Yes the ancient European family is not… Read more “Hasty Henry, Rich the Witch and Jealous John: A family tree rooted in Hell!”
In honour of my tenth blog post here’s a little song to brush up your history! It’s not *strictly* Plantagenet but who doesn’t love Good Queen Bess?