Tag Archives: Middleham Castle

Two upcoming events! Bosworth & Middleham

So much to look forward to as summer wends its way onwards – and we in the UK watch the heavens for impending (and much needed) rain. Seven years ago, on my first visit to the Bosworth Battle re-enactment weekend … Continue reading

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2 days to go …

“‘There is the castle of Middleham, Edward. It is no more than a league now to Jervaulx. We shall not pause here.’ I had expected my spirits to rise as we approached the place that held so many happy memories … Continue reading

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Sharon Kay Penman and her ‘lifelong companion’, Richard III

After the sad news earlier this year of the death of Sharon Kay Penman, author of ‘The Sunne in Splendour’, I heard the very welcome news this weekend that her archive has been donated to (and readily accepted by) the … Continue reading

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‘It’s a small world’ – or is it? Meeting a fellow ‘Ewellian’!

‘It’s a small world!’ I’ve often said that on my travels, even if I don’t really believe it. It is of course a very large world we live on, and crammed full of fantastic places and people, most of which … Continue reading

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Future plans: Middleham, Barnet and York

On this day, when the focus of most Ricardians is on the sad events of 536 years ago – when King Richard III and many others lost their lives at the battle that became known as Bosworth – it’s been … Continue reading

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#OTD in history – #RichardIII became king – and 7 days to our author event at #Middleham Castle!

On this day in 1483 Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester, accepted the throne of England and became King Richard III. And it’s just 7 days until Ricardians gather in Middleham to celebrate King Richard’s accession on the weekend closest to … Continue reading

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