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┬áthe 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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