Tag Archives: English Civil War

The Countess of Carlisle

The real life inspiration for Alexandre Dumas’s Milady: 17th century socialite and femme fatale, Lucy Hay. Continue reading

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Charles Stuart, Prince of Wales

Who was Charles II before becoming the Merry Monarch. On the 387th anniversary of his birth, I explore his early years as the Prince of Wales. Continue reading

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Traitor’s Knot: Happy Publication Day!

Announcing the release of Traitor’s Knot. Published by Endeavour Press. Continue reading

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The Fifth Monarchists

A timely article on England’s Parliamentary struggles following the English Civil War Continue reading

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Don’t speak to Bob

How to defeat every writer’s frenemy, As-You-Know-Bob. Continue reading

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A moment in time: Scotland declares for Charles II

On this day, February 5, 1649, the Scottish Parliament proclaimed Charles II as King. Continue reading

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Ann Fanshawe: Memoire of Love

I am a romantic at heart and can’t resist a good love story. Combine this with the 17th Century and this girl becomes putty. One of my favourite couples is Ann and Richard Fanshawe. There were perfectly devoted to each … Continue reading

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