Tag Archives: Battle of Worcester

Battle of Worcester Society

I had the pleasure of speaking before the Battle of Worcester Society about a 17th Century highwayman turned political prisoner Continue reading

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The Royalist Highwayman

Today marks the anniversary of the capture of Captain James Hind, infamous 17th century highwayman. Captain Hind served as the initial inspiration for my highwayman, in as far as he was a staunch royalist who became famous for targeting Roundheads. There … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Dear Blog

Celebrating the anniversary of my blog and three notable dates in the English Civil War. Continue reading

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The Start

Being little more than a royal hostage, Charles II attempts to escape Perth to join his supporters in the Highlands. Continue reading

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Ann Fanshawe: A Memoir of Love

Once upon a time, there was a woman in the 17th Century who loved her husband very, very much. Her name was Ann Fanshawe. Continue reading

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Puzzles in the Historical Record: The Highwayman Did It?

Fact or fiction? Blips in the historical record. Continue reading

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Finding the Fugitive King a Ship (Finale)

Where Charles II finally finds a ship to complete his six week Odyssey. Continue reading

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