The World of Richard III: Kristie Dean’s Blog Tour

I’m absolutely delighted to welcome Kristie Dean to my blog as part of her tour! Her new book, The World of Richard III, focuses on the places associated with Richard III. If you’re preparing to go to England for the …

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New Book Announcement!

I’m sorry I haven’t posted for a while, but I’ve been busily researching/writing my work in progress. I did, however, want to stop by and tell you about a contract I just signed for a new novel, which I have …

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The Ten Warning Signs You Might Be a Bride of Gloucester

As most regular readers of this blog have gathered, I’m not a great admirer of Richard III, though I find the man and his times fascinating and am very grateful for the work of the Richard III Society in making …

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Katherine Plantagenet, Richard III’s Illegitimate Daughter

I was surprised to see that although Wikipedia has an entry on John, Richard III’s illegitimate son, there was no entry for his illegitimate daughter, Katherine Plantagenet. This may be because while little is known about John, even less is …

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More Richard III News: Missing Feet Spark Investigation

I thought that some of you might be interested in the latest salvo in the “Richard III Reburial Wars” that I saw earlier today in the British press: Missing Feet Spark Investigation Following the recent petition for judicial review of …

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The Ten Stupidest Things I’ve Heard Since Richard III’s Remains Were Identified

Since the remains found at Leicester were identified a few weeks ago, I’ve been compiling a list of the most dimwitted online comments related to this. I’m pleased to say that my list includes comments from people of differing nationalities, …

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Richard III, the Advocate of a Free Press?

As my Facebook friends know, in the wake of the positive identification of the remains at Leicester as being Richard III’s (a wonderful find, by the way), I’ve indulged in a Girl-Scout-cookie eating game each time someone falsely claims that …

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Leicester Dig Countdown Day 1!
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Leicester Dig Countdown Day 2!
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Leicester Dig Countdown Day 3!
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