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On This Day In History – May 19th 1536 – Anne Boleyn is Executed

May 19th 1536 – Queen Anne Boleyn, who had been arrested and tried for the crimes of incest and treason, was executed at the Tower of London. I’ve been quite open about my Tudor Burnout, however Anne Boleyn was one … Continue reading

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Why I chose to write about the Anglo – Saxon period – by Matthew Harffy

Today I am absolutely thrilled to have Matthew Harffy on the blog for the first date of his blog tour, to celebrate the paperback release of his fantastic novel “Killer of Kings” – I’m currently reading this book and let … Continue reading

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[Review] The Darksome Bounds of a Failing World by Gareth Russell

When the ship of dreams sank, so did the Edwardian era. In this original and meticulously-researched narrative history, Gareth Russell considers the real story of the┬áTitanic, and the seismic shift of modernity the 1910s have come to mark in the … Continue reading

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OTD in history: 12th March 1507

It’s that time again, folks. A day in history that always chokes me up just a little bit… On 12th March 1507 Cesare Borgia, the feared Duke Valentino, was killed during a skirmish outside the small town of Viana in … Continue reading

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[Looking Back] An Interview With Dan Jones

I’ve been somewhat quiet lately – unfortunately life has taken over and I’ve gotten somewhat buried in new job stuff and editing the work in progress. So today, given as I’m just way too burned out to write any sort … Continue reading

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