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Last words of King Richard III “This day I will die as a king or win” 10 facts you need to know about the battle of Bosworth

Battle of Bosworth Field ( photo: wikipedia.org )The battle of Bosworth, in which Richard III was killed, was the last significant clash of the Wars of the Roses. Here, Chris Skidmore MP, the author of Bosworth: The Birth of the Tudors, summarises 10...
by Potent Scientia Est on Dec 13, 2016

New Audiobook - OWEN Book One of The Tudor Trilogy

New on Amazon UK and Amazon USEngland 1422: Owen Tudor, a Welsh servant, waits in Windsor Castle to meet his new mistress, the beautiful and lonely Queen Catherine of Valois, widow of the warrior king, Henry V. Her infant son is crowned King of...
by The Writing Desk on Aug 15, 2016

The Tudors' Road to Bosworth Part 4: Henry Tudor at Forteresse de Largoët, Brittany

In this series I followed Jasper Tudor and his young nephew Henry’s escape from Tenby in Wales and their arrival in Brittany. The Tudors enjoyed relative freedom together in Vannes as guests of Duke Francis of Brittany, then at the Château de Susc...
by The Writing Desk on Jul 24, 2016

The Tudor’s Road to Bosworth Part 4: Henry Tudor at Forteresse de Largoët, Brittany

In this series I followed Jasper Tudor and his young nephew Henry’s escape from Tenby in Wales and their arrival in Brittany. The Tudors enjoyed relative freedom together in Vannes as guests of Duke Francis of Brittany, then at the Château de Susc...
by The Writing Desk on Jul 24, 2016

The Tudors' Road to Bosworth Part 3: Exiled at Château de Suscinio, Brittany

In the first two parts of this series I followed Jasper Tudor and his fourteen-year-old nephew Henry’s escape from Tenby in Wales and their arrival in Brittany. The Tudors are recorded as spending a year in Vannes as guests of Duke Francis of Britt...
by The Writing Desk on Jul 16, 2016

The Tudor’s Road to Bosworth Part 3: Exiled at Château de Suscinio, Brittany

In the first two parts of this series I followed Jasper Tudor and his fourteen-year-old nephew Henry’s escape from Tenby in Wales and their arrival in Brittany. The Tudors are recorded as spending a year in Vannes as guests of Duke Francis of Britt...
by The Writing Desk on Jul 16, 2016

The Tudors' Road to Bosworth Part 1: The Tudors Escape to Brittany

As part of the research for my Tudor trilogy, I decided to follow the journey of Jasper Tudor and his young nephew Henry from Tenby in Wales to their fourteen-year exile in Brittany - and ultimately their return to victory at the pivotal Battle of Bo...
by The Writing Desk on Jul 4, 2016

The Tudor’s Road to Bosworth Part 1: The Tudors Escape to Brittany

As part of the research for my Tudor trilogy, I decided to follow the journey of Jasper Tudor and his young nephew Henry from Tenby in Wales to their fourteen-year exile in Brittany - and ultimately their return to victory at the pivotal Battle of Bo...
by The Writing Desk on Jul 4, 2016

Elizabethan Caterpillars

Oddly enough, I was thinking about caterpillars before the big Tudor revelation of last week: the confirmation that a lavishly embroidered cloth-of-silver altar cloth in a small church in Herefordshire was fashioned from a dress which might have belo...
by streets of salem on May 24, 2016

Elizabethan Caterpillars

Oddly enough, I was thinking about caterpillars before the big Tudor revelation of last week: the confirmation that a lavishly embroidered cloth-of-silver altar cloth in a small church in Herefordshire was fashioned from a dress which might have belo...
by streets of salem on May 24, 2016

Open House Sunday!!!!!

 built 1934 Yes it's been a long time since I did an Open House Sunday....and it's about time I got back to it. This house sits catty corner from me in my neighborhood. I love the clinker brick on this house - the timber details a...
by Mod Vintage Life on Apr 17, 2016

Historical Fiction Book Launch: JASPER - Book Two of The Tudor Trilogy

New on Amazon UK  Amazon US and Amazon AU Following the best-selling historical fiction novel OWEN – Book One of The Tudor Trilogy, this is the story, based on actual events, of Owen’s son Jasper Tudor, who changes the h...
by The Writing Desk on Mar 25, 2016

Spuneai ceva ? – Tudor ARGHEZI

Spuneai ceva? Spuneam ceva? Se pare. Şoptisei, poate, o-ntrebare, Sau, poate, un răspuns. Dar glasul nostru nu era ascuns? Poate zăream o şoaptă în pleoapa tremurată. A fost atunci? Acum e altădată? Şi tu şi eu tăcusem parcă de ani într...
by Zâmbetul Soarelui on Mar 7, 2016

Exterior Paint Color – Another Thing to Consider

While I typically do exterior paint color consultations in warmer weather, I’ve done more this winter than ever before! Let me just tell you, it’s not exactly fun times doing consultations in the freezing cold. Especially when it’s...
by The Decorologist on Mar 2, 2016

Nicu ALIFANTIS – Inscripţie pe un inel

Am scris-o mic, ai s-o citeşti cu greu, Pune-l în deget, scoateţi-l mereu.Nemaiputând să ţi-l sărut, eu faur, Surâd în stihul ce ţi-l scriu pe aur. Am vrut să nu fiu eu de vină Dar am avut numai atâta rădăcină Cât a rodit o rodie, ş...
by Zâmbetul Soarelui on Feb 8, 2016

Learning From Paul Tudor Jones

Do watch this PBS documentary before its pulled down yet again. Link.Its certainly now worth the 100s of dollars people pay for old VHP copies of on e-bay. My personal takeaways. 1.Take care to take money off the table periodically. Making back capit...
by Wealthymatters on Jan 28, 2016

Learning From Paul Tudor Jones

Do watch this PBS documentary before its pulled down yet again. Link.Its certainly now worth the 100s of dollars people pay for old VHP copies of on e-bay. My personal takeaways. 1.Take care to take money off the table periodically. Making back capit...
by Wealthymatters on Jan 28, 2016

Do Not Lose

“I care deeply about making money. I want to know I’m not losing it…. The most important thing for me is that defence is ten times more important than offense… You have to be very focused on the downside at all times.” – Paul...
by Wealthymatters on Jan 27, 2016

Do Not Lose

“I care deeply about making money. I want to know I’m not losing it…. The most important thing for me is that defence is ten times more important than offense… You have to be very focused on the downside at all times.” – Paul...
by Wealthymatters on Jan 27, 2016

Inspiration for writing The Tudor Trilogy

Available on Amazon UK and Amazon USEngland 1422: Owen Tudor, a Welsh servant, waits in Windsor Castle to meet his new mistress, the beautiful and lonely Queen Catherine of Valois, widow of the warrior king, Henry V. Her infant son is crowned King of...
by The Writing Desk on Dec 29, 2015


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