Tag Archives: medieval

The Troublesome Time of England’s Dual King Henrys ~ Alli Templeton

Reblogged from Medieval Wanderings: Last year I wrote about the tempestuous marriage of Henry II, the first Plantagenet king of England, and his headstrong queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. Although they spent much of their relationship at loggerheads or estranged, the … Continue reading

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A Holy Wander with the Haughmond Canons ~ Alli Templeton

Reblogged from Medieval Wanderings: Over the summer I’ve been trying to make up for lost time by getting out to as many medieval sites as possible to physically reconnect with the past. Last weekend I fancied a bit of an … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Paranormal Warwickshire Part 2: Warwick Castle ~ S.C. Skillman

Reblogged from SC Skillman Author: Warwick Castle view from town bridge black and white photo credit Jamie Robinson SC Skillman Paranormal Warwickshire This is the second in my series of glimpses into the subject of my new book, Paranormal Warwickshire, … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXIV: The ‘First and Last’ Church

We were sorely in need of grounding after our visit to Boscawen Un stone circle and set off in search of breakfast. Okay, second breakfast. Land’s End… now a tourist attraction rather than the end of the land… was full … Continue reading

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Cheese and Compost, anyone? ~ Alli Templeton

Reblogged from Medieval Wanderings: My fire pit and medieval cookware turned up just in time for some nice weather last weekend, so I couldn’t wait to set it all up and have a go. I’ve got two books on medieval … Continue reading

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Size matters – Lichfield Cathedral

Back in June 2017, I finally managed to break my journey between north and south to spend time at one of our mediaeval cathedrals… In our modern world, when we are accustomed to seeing skyscrapers on every skyline, size seems … Continue reading

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The face of history – A visit to Haddon Hall III

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again recently. We wandered out into the landscape. Although the workshop was over, apparently, the work begun on the weekend was only just beginning…  Parts … Continue reading

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Ember Days and Genteel Ways: Dinner at the Castle ~ Alli Templeton

Reblogged from Medieval Wanderings: I’ve been doing a lot of cooking recently, and looking back at my past medieval adventures has got me thinking about medieval food and castle mealtimes. So by way of connecting with my beloved Middle Ages … Continue reading

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All in the details – A visit to Haddon Hall II

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again recently. We wandered out into the landscape. Although the workshop was over, apparently, the work begun on the weekend was only just beginning…  Parts … Continue reading

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A visit to Haddon Hall

It was the morning after the Riddles of the Night* workshop that I have shared again here over the past week or so. We always feel the need to ‘come down’ after these weekends and wandered out into the landscape. … Continue reading

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