I’m very pleased to share this intriguing guest post from Janet Reedman aka hoodedman1 @MurreyandBlue. Love him or loathe him, probably the latter, where was the git – ooooops sorry – Duke buried?? Thank you hoodedman. Henry Stafford Duke of Buckingham. Engraving from a portrait at Magdalan College, Cambridge. Artists John and Paul Knapton, London,Continue reading “BUCKINGHAM’S MYSTERIOUS BURIAL.”
Monthly Archives: October 2021
Old London Bridge and Its Houses by Dorian Gerhold – a review.
Since my earlier post on Old London Bridge – A Medieval Wonder! I am happy to say that the wonderful book Old London Bridge and Its Houses with its wealth of information by Dorian Gerhold has been reprinted. Being born and raised in London I always had a deep, deep interest in old London andContinue reading “Old London Bridge and Its Houses by Dorian Gerhold – a review.”
The Sisters Neville – Isobel, Duchess of Clarence and Queen Anne Neville, Daughters to the Kingmaker.
Warwick Castle birthplace of both the Neville sisters. Photo with thanks to Scotty Rae @Flkr. Richard Neville and Anne Beauchamp, Earl and Countess of Warwick had in their long marriage just two daughters. If there were any initial disappointment about that there was always Plan B, that illustrious marriages could eventually be made for themContinue reading “The Sisters Neville – Isobel, Duchess of Clarence and Queen Anne Neville, Daughters to the Kingmaker.”