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English Historical Fiction Authors · 1d ago

Of gambolling lambs and woolly economics

by Anna BelfrageThis post is about sheep. Well, if we’re going to be correct, it is about ...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1d ago

A Tale of Two Iscas

by Alison MortonWhenever I visit a town I’m drawn to the museum, especially (and sometimes exclusively) to see if there is any Roman stuff. This is what a ‘Roman nut’ usually does. Woe betid...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 3d ago

Cyneburg: A Child of Wodan Who Became a Saint

By Kim RendfeldWhen she was growing up, Cyneburg might have believed she was a descendant ...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 6d ago

Editors Weekly Round up, February 19, 2017

by the EHFA EditorsWe hope you enjoy this week's articles from the blog.A Valentine Vignette - The First and Final Love of Lady Jean Gordon by Linda Fetterly RootA History of the Cuckold's H...
English Historical Fiction Authors · 1w ago

The Unpopular Tudor

by Samantha WilcoxsonOn February 18, 1516, the Tudor court celebrated the birth of Princess Mary. After struggling to give her husband an heir, Katherine of Aragon was thrilled with the healthy baby regardless of her gender. King Henry VIII was pleas...
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Prehistoric Orkney: The People of the Stones

By Mark PattonIn an earlier blog-post, I examined the evidence for the earliest human sett...
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A History of the Cuckold's Horns

By Deborah SwiftWhat is a cuckold?Up until the Victorian era, the concept of the cuckold was endemic through English culture. The word 'cuckold' comes from late Old English, from the Old Fre...
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A VALENTINE VIGNETTE - The First and Final Love of Lady Jean Gordon

by Linda Fetterly Root The Valentine Heart Rose, T.Kiya, Flicker Commons,Countesy of  Wikimedia CommonsWhen we think of the notable love stories in English history and literature, we recogni...
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Editors Weekly Round up, February 12, 2017

by the EHFA EditorsWe hope you enjoy this week's articles from the blog.‘I have long been partial to the revival of feudalism’: the North Pevensey Legion, 1803-6by Jacqueline ReiterThe Evisceration of Edward Vby Derek BirksLouisa Catherine Adams: 
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Wearing Widow's Weeds

by Maria GraceFrom the very poor to the very well off, death of a spouse was a common experience during the Regency era. High mortality broke up nearly as many marriages as divorce does toda...