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English Historical Fiction Authors · 1d ago

St Andrews: Royal and Ancient

By Annie WhiteheadThink of St Andrews and you'll probably think of the university, the gol...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 2d ago

Editors Weekly Round-up, April 22, 2018

by the EHFA EditorsEnjoy this week's round-up! Robin Hood vs. Bell, Clim, and Cloudesleyby A. E. ChandlerWho Was the Real Elen of the Hosts?by Kim RendfeldThe Smuggling Gangsby Helen Hollick
English Historical Fiction Authors · 3d ago

English Historical Fiction Authors: The Smuggling Gangs

English Historical Fiction Authors: The Smuggling Gangs: Brandy Kegs - a smuggler's treasure chest! © Nctfalls – Purchased Adobe Stock by Helen Hollick Fiction, movies and TV tend to po...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 4d ago

The Smuggling Gangs

Brandy Kegs - a smuggler's treasure chest!© Nctfalls – Purchased Adobe Stockby Helen Holli...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 5d ago

Who Was the Real Elen of the Hosts?

By Kim RendfeldI would love to believe “The Dream of Macsen Wledig” in The Mabinogion. Elen of Caernarfon and her husband, Magnus Maximus (Macsen Wledig), have a happy ending, ruling the Rom...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 6d ago

Robin Hood vs. Bell, Clim, and Cloudesley

by A. E. ChandlerA Wiltshire clerk listing members of parliament (and evidently thinking that his job could be more interesting if he used a little creativity) after the first eight names included the following: “Adam, Belle, Clyme, Ocluw, Willyam, C...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

Editors Weekly Round-up, April 15, 2018

by the EHFA EditorsFrom ancient to modern, English Historical Fiction Authors brings you posts every week on different aspects of British history. Check out the articles for the week ending April 14...Women of the Middle Ages: Wimples, Veils, and Hea...
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The Birth of an Heir

by Maria Grace The Birth of an HeirGiven the important role a male heir played in a landowning family’s life, it is hardly surprising that the birth of son, especially a first son, was often more welcome than the birth of a daughter. In the case of t...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 2W ago

Roger Godberd of Swannington

by Chris Thorndycroft In my previous post on a possible historical basis for the Robin Hood legend, I looked at Robert Hood of Wakefield; a man with the right name who lived in the right per...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 2W ago

Women of the Middle Ages: Wimples, Veils, and Head-rails -Part I

By Paula Lofting                         To Wear or not to wear a wimpleBoudiccaPublic DomainMention women in the early middle ages and one often thinks of women wearing long silken head-rails with long braids, ribbons intertwined, but mention the da...