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There was the evil crossbow: They were considered diabolical enough that their use in warfare between Christians was banned by the Second (1139) and Fourth (1215) Lateran Council. Apparently heretics and Muslims were […]
There are about three books readily available about King John. This is a military history which is getting rave reviews. P&P gets frequent viewings around here and the Blu-Ray is […]
Yes, on June 28, 1491 one of the most famous of English monarchs was born. Henry VIII is known for his wives and his religion these days, but it’s well to […]
Today in English history we have two famous coronations: On June 28, 1461 Edward IV was crowned just shy of his ninteenth birthday. He would have two reigns, 1461-1470, and […]
Proving that I’m more than a medieval geek: I’m also an ancient warfare geek.
Instead of worrying about theological differences that have been with your convention from the get go, you might concern yourselves instead with why your membership rolls are so often vastly […]
A selection of Brief History titles: Not specialist volumes, these are usually good introductions to subjects one might want to pursue. Not much available on Kindle, alas.
Low… Confidence… Forecast. Not the way to begin the Hurricane season!
On June 24th, in the Middle Ages, there occurred 1. The Battle of Bannockburn, 1314 2. The Naval Battle of Sluys, 1340