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English Historical Fiction Authors · 4h ago

Eadric of Mercia: History or Calumny?

By David MullalyMaking sense of the past is a challenging enterprise, especially when historians have generally concluded that a man or woman was demonstrably a villain, or when we are left with little actual reliable information because the person l...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1d ago

The Commons Decides: Strafford Must Die

by Annie WhiteheadLast month, I wrote an overview of the careers of William, Archbishop Laud (1573-1645) and Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford (1593-1641), who were both executed. This time I'm going to look at why the House of Commons was so deter...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 2d ago

Prince Bernard of Lippe-Beisterfeld: A German Prince in the RAF

by Linda Fetterly Root A replica of the Beech 17S flown by Prince Bernard of the Netherlan...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 3d ago

Editors' Weekly Round-Up, April 23, 2017

by the EHFA EditorsNever miss a post on EHFA. This week we featured several wonderful posts - George William Russell (AE) - Writer, Painter, Philosopher, Social Activist by Arthur RussellYes, the Anglo-Saxon Spring Goddess Eostre Did Existby Kim Rend...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 5d ago

Augustus Pugin: Architect of the Victorian Gothic

By Mark Patton.The skylines of Britain's great cities, London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liv...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1w ago

Yes, the Anglo-Saxon Spring Goddess Eostre Did Exist

By Kim RendfeldThe Venerable Bede probably did not realize he would create a controversy for centuries when he wrote about the months of the year. In De Ratione Temporum (The Reckoning of Time), he mentioned the English used to call April Eosturmonat...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

George William Russell (AE) - Writer, Painter, Philosopher, Social Activist

by Arthur Russell George William Russell was born in the rural townland of Drumgor, near the town of Lurgan, Co Armagh, Northern Ireland on April 10th 1867 to Thomas Elias Russell and Mary (nee Armstrong). He was baptized in the nearby Shankill churc...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

Editor's Weekly Round-Up, April 16, 2017

by the EHFA EditorsWe are delighted to announce that EHFA is now on Twitter where we will ...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

Mary I: Her Mother's Daughter

by Samantha WilcoxsonKatherine of Aragon as the Madonnapainted by Michael SittowWe all inherit a few habits and characteristics from our mothers – for better or worse. This is no less true for Queen Mary I and her mother Katherine of Aragon. The inte...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 2W ago

Eustache the Monk - Medieval Outlaw or Hero?

by Lana WilliamsAs with many tales of old, whether the protagonist is an outlaw or hero de...