Caerphilly Castle: Eleanor's birthplace, besieged twice by her second husband and one of the last refuges
for Edward II and Hugh le Despenser the younger before their capture by Queen Isabella's forces
Tewkesbury Abbey: where Eleanor and her family are buried (Eleanor likely donated the fourteenth-century stained-glass windows, which depict her husbands, ancestors, and brother along with biblical figures)
A blog, also by Kathryn, devoted to debunking the myths about Edward II.
Beloved Eleanor, Alison's website about Eleanor of Castile, mother to Edward II.
Edward II on Facebook (with some help from Kathryn).
Hugh le Despenser the younger, Julie Frusher's website.
Piers Gaveston, a blog by Anerje devoted to Edward II's first favorite.
The American branch of the Richard III Society, about the last Plantagenet king and the Wars of the Roses.
Tudor Place. A website full of useful information and handy links about the dynasty that started
with Henry VII.
Girders. Factual information about numerous historical figures who lived during the Wars of the Roses.
Margaret of Anjou on Facebook (with some help from me)
Wars of the Roses. A website devoted to the wars.
The Historical Novel Society, for writers and readers of historical fiction.
Historical Fiction Online, a bulletin board for lovers of historical fiction.
De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History. Full-text articles, book reviews, and more.
Royalty.nu. Its section on British kings includes biographical information and links to books of interest. Frequently updated and chock-full of information.
The Medieval Chronicle, Linda Abel's newsletter featuring articles on medieval, Tudor, and Elizabethan life.
Gregory's Chronicle. An online primary source covering the years through 1469.
Internet Archive (many out-of-print books can be downloaded here)
Need a laugh? Check out these redesigned romance novel covers I came across while surfing.
They're from a site called The Wonderful World of Longmire.
Think you're seeing double, or even triple? No, you're not--publishers are just using the same paintings on historical fiction covers again and again! Here's Reusable Cover Art in Historical Novels: A Gallery: by
librarian Sarah Johnson to prove it.