Category Archives: Blog hop

The Historical Writers Forum brings you… An Interview with Lady Nicholaa de Haye

In 1228, the monk, Hereticus, talks to Lady Nicholaa de Haye, one of the staunchest defenders of the king and his kingdom, at her manor at Swaton in Lincolnshire, as he gathers information for his forthcoming blockbuster chronicle: The Last … Continue reading

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Who Is Eleanor Elder?

Lady Eleanor is a leading character in my two series set during the Wars of the Roses: Rebels & Brothers and the Craft of Kings. Of all the characters in all the books, she is the one who regularly – … Continue reading

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Coming soon from the Historical Writers Forum

Lady Eleanor Elder has been a very popular character with readers throughout two series of books about the Elder family set during the Wars of the Roses. Don’t miss her candid interview with author Sharon Bennett Connolly.

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Christmas Bloghop!

So, the Best Supporting Role Bloghop comes to a fitting end with Helen Hollick’s character from the Sea Witch stories: Claude de la Rue. http://ow.ly/If7v307dn4M Check out the other characters below: The Bloghop is hosted by the marvellous Helen Hollick. … Continue reading

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The Boar’s Head Carol and Why I Remember It.

  And now for something completely… well, seasonal… as part of a December Blog Hop organised by IndieBRAG. The Boar’s Head Carol is pretty distinctive and easily recognised by the fact that it starts with the line: “The boar’s head … Continue reading

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Holiday Historical Fiction Blowout Presents: Rebels and Brothers… A Story of the Wars of the Roses

As in any period of wartime, there are many stories to be told and the Rebels and Brothers series is in part an antidote to historical fiction which focuses solely on the lives of and events surrounding kings and queens. … Continue reading

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The Lord of Misrule – A Medieval Christmas Recipe for Trouble

A persistent, though occasional, medieval Christmas tradition was the election by lot of a ‘Lord of Misrule’ to organise the seasonal festivities. This would usually be a peasant or household servant whose temporary role would represent a brief turning of … Continue reading

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