THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STONY STRATFORD by ANNETTE CARSON

With many thanks to Annette Carson – author of The Maligned King, and the new translation of Mancini,  Domenico Mancini, de occupatione regni Anglie –  for this excellent and informative article.  It may be read in full either here or on Annette’s own blog –THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STONY STRATFORD With an interest in Richard III sinceContinue reading “THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STONY STRATFORD by ANNETTE CARSON”

Ashby de la Zouch Castle – Home to William Lord Hastings

An intriguing doorway leads into the Great Chamber where the family would have entertained important guests.  A fine 15th century fireplace has survived as well as a 16th century window.  Photo from the English Heritage Guidebook book Following on from my earlier post THE RISE AND FALL OF WILLIAM LORD HASTINGS AND HIS CASTLE OFContinue reading “Ashby de la Zouch Castle – Home to William Lord Hastings”