Introduction It is hard to believe it was a year ago this week that King Richard III was finally laid to rest after 5 days full of ceremony. After so much controversy, the last Plantagenet King lies in a place of prayer, not quite the church many wanted for him, but at least he is not… Read More A Look Back at the Reinterment of King Richard III
I am about to write a post on King Richard’s re-internment in Leicester which occurred a year ago this week, but first I wanted to write a bit about my interest in the medieval monarch. It was the discovery of King Richard’s remains in 2012 that truly began my interest in the last Plantagenet King.… Read More Why the Interest in King Richard III?
Introduction Since the last Welsh Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd was killed in the 12th century by King Edward I, the heir apparent to the throne of England has been invested as the Prince of Wales. This began with Edward I’s son, Edward (later Edward II) He was created Prince of Wales at Lincoln in 1301, and was… Read More The Princes of Ludlow – Edward V