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English Historical Fiction Authors · 2d ago

Teething: A leading cause of infant mortality?

by Maria GraceAnyone who has dealt with young children knows the misery teething can bring, not just to the baby, but the entire household. Modern parents expect teething to begin at about five months, ushering in fussiness, sleep disruption and droo...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 3d ago

Arthur Wellesley - First Duke of Wellington (The Iron Duke)

By Arthur Russell.Sir Arthur Wellesley, the First Duke of Wellington, garnered quite a few names over a long illustrious career – first as a military man, and later in life in a political life that saw him reach the highest position as a two term Pri...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 3d ago

Sir Arthur Wellesley - First Duke of Wellington (The Iron Duke)

 By Arthur Russell.Sir Arthur Wellesley, the First Duke of Wellington, garnered quite a few names over a long illustrious career – first as a military man, and later in life in a political life that saw him reach the highest position as a two term Pr...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 3d ago

Torn Between Two Queens

by Wendy J. DunnKatherineThere’s a chorus of an old song that I’m sure most people have heard at least once in their life:Torn between two lovers, feelin' like a fool,Lovin' both of you is b...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 5d ago

An Overview of Laud and Strafford – Charles I’s ‘Evil Councillors’

by Annie WhiteheadWilliam Laud and Thomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford: these men are perhaps less well-known than some other characters during the time of political upheaval which ultimately led to the first of the English Civil Wars, and the intent...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 6d ago

Editors Weekly Round-Up, March 19, 2017

by the EHFA EditorsEnjoy this week's roundup of articles.The Abbot’s Kitchen at Glastonbury Abbeyby Mary F. Burns(Editor's choice from the archives)Prehistoric Orkney: The People of the Loch...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

The Rose - Emblem of England

By Deborah SwiftThe rose is a symbolic figure so rich in meaning that by now it hardly has any meaning left: Dante's mystic rose, and 'go lovely rose', the Wars of the Roses, rose thou art s...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

Prehistoric Orkney: The People of the Lochs

By Mark Patton.In my previous blog-posts, I looked the the earliest human colonisation of ...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

The Abbot’s Kitchen at Glastonbury Abbey

by Mary F. BurnsNearly all the information is this post taken from a printed pamphlet displayed for public education in the Abbot’s Kitchen on the grounds of Glastonbury Abbey, which I photographed while I was there on a research trip in September 20...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1W ago

Editors Weekly Round-Up, March 12, 2017

By the EHFA authorsEnjoy these intriguing articles from the blog this week.St. Alkelda: Saxon Lady, Martyred Saint?By Lauren GilbertSo, Who is Ambrosius Aurelianus?By Tim Walker