Less than forty years after the golden age of Elizabeth I, England was at war with itself. The bloody, devastating civil wars set family against family, friend against friend. At the head of this disintegrating kingdom was Charles I. His rule would change the face of the monarchy for ever. Charles I’s reign is one …

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As I’ve been signed off sick from the day job for a week, I don’t really have it in me to write a whole new blog post especially when I still have loads of other work to do (news on that coming soon!). So, as it’s the anniversary of the Battle of Cheriton, I thought …

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