No, not mine: they’re way too boring. Thanks to Nan Hawthorne‘s suggestion, these are New Year’s Resolutions of some people we all know and love. And Gabriele is joining in over at The Lost Fort! If everyone keeps to their promises, it should be a productive year.
Henry II: To spend more time with my sons.
Brian Boru: No more wives!
Harold Godwinson: To let the fyrd go home early for harvest this year — 1066.
Richard Sharpe: To see Boney.
William of Normandy: To get in touch with my Inner Bastard.
William Rufus: To get more time off from being king, like spending more time hunting in the New Forest.
Robert the Bruce: To spend more time on the web.
Robin Hood: To tell my girlfriend I’m not the Marian kind.
Brother Cadfael: To look into $4 prescriptions at Walmart.
Nan Hawthorne: To keep up with updating medieval-novels.com better.
Lady Godiva: To work out more often.
Henry II: To spend some real quality time with Eleanor.
Richard I: To pay a visit to that place over the Channel, whatever it’s called. Oh, that’s right—England!
John: To schedule an appointment with that public relations guy.
Hugh le Despenser the elder: To be more strict with little Hugh.
Richard II: To get rid of that Henry Bolingbroke fellow before he really becomes a pest.
Owen Tudor: To get up my nerve to ask Queen Catherine for a date.
Margaret of Anjou: To assert myself more.
George, Duke of Clarence: To get along better with my brother Ned.
Warwick the Kingmaker: Not to sweat the small stuff.
Perkin Warbeck: To find myself.
Thomas More: To complete my unfinished book so that posterity will know what a truly great guy Richard III was.