Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

There is something about Richard.

  I have always felt that Richard III had the rough end of the stick. I know I am not the only Historian to feel this.   This blog post is sort of an accumulation of the excellent but squew … Continue reading

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Although there is much to be praised; Why is the New Upstairs Downstairs not doing it for me?

It’s always dangerous to recreate a popular icon of culture; whether its fashion, film, music or TV. There are some things that are just too iconic and successful that regardless of who you get in to remake it, there is … Continue reading

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Remembering Lady Jane Grey; The 9 Day Queen.

Queen Jane’s Signiture We truly have a rich history but sadly there incidents and events that reveal a darker, abusive, cruel side to English and British history. My last post was on the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, this … Continue reading

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My First experience of Reader Rage

All avid readers regardless of preferred genre or author will come across those books that for whatever reason they feel that they have to give up on – there can be nothing more frustrating especially if you have been looking … Continue reading

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There is something about Philippa! (Gregory not Middleton!)

Vaguely relating to last weeks post about Hist-Fict; this week I thought I would write a review of some Hist-Fict as I finally finished the last in the trilogy about the the War of the Roses, The Lady of the … Continue reading

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The Historical Minefield that is Hist-Fict

31st October 2011 The word history in itself lends itself to the fact that there is a story to be told because it is called His Story. Every story has a more than one side and biases, and the best … Continue reading

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