Category Archives: winchester

IT’S TIME FOR A TALK – Winchester Heritage Open Days 2019 – Incest, Intrigue & Murder: Were the Borgias Really That Bad?

I am SUPER pleased to announce that I’ll be joining the fabulous team at Winchester Heritage Open Days and giving a talk for them! Information below (and on the events page) Date: September 21st 2019 Time: 11.30am-12.30pm Location: Hampshire Records … Continue reading

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Winchester In The English Civil War

Having spent three years of my life in Winchester, I feel a certain affinity to the city and in particular the role that it played in the English Civil War. I first became interested in it’s role during the English … Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral

So yesterday after work I took myself off to Winchester to meet up with an old friend from University, and to have a wander around the Cathedral. It was absolutely fantastic to meet up with my friend and we had … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Lady Alice Lilse

The Eclipse Inn, on Winchester’s “The Square” was my favourite pub whilst I was at University. I mean, just look at it. It’s also one of the oldest buildings in Winchester dating from the mid 1500’s. Inside it is a … Continue reading

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