Tag Archives: Barnet

Dodging Arrows Podcasts: The Wars of the Roses!

Podcasting the Wars of the Roses! Always been confused by the Wars of the Roses? Hardly dared ask a question in case you get a three hour long answer? Well, help is at hand! Over on my website I’ve started a … Continue reading

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Common Myths of the Wars of the Roses: Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, the ‘Kingmaker’? Part 4

This is the final part of my exploration into the notion that Richard Neville, Earl of Warwick, merits the epithet of “kingmaker”.  [N.B. All 4 parts were previously published on the English Historical Fiction Authors Blog] In the winter of … Continue reading

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Tripwires of the Past – the Threads of History I found in Barnet

A favourite metaphor of mine when describing the changing story of our past is the idea of a tapestry – the woven word if you like. But it’s become clear to me, especially as I continue to carry out research … Continue reading

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