Francis, Viscount Lovell …

…, who became Lord Chamberlain today in 1483 and carried the third sword of state at Richard’s coronation three weeks later has been featured in his own blog since February 2017, thanks to Michelle (and apologies for the missing accent). She also makes a great effort to determine his fate.

Is Anne Neville the lady in blue….?

Here is a link to another WordPress site, The Dragonhound. It contains an exceedingly interesting and thought-provoking article about Anne Neville’s portraits (and those of a few others). The writer puts forward a very good case for the lady in blue, on the right of the illustration above, being Richard III’s elusive queen. There is… Continue reading Is Anne Neville the lady in blue….?

May the future be good for The Mortimers of Wigmore…

For anyone who, like me, is interested in the Mortimer Earls of March (who so nearly ascended to the throne after Richard II), there is a newish blog that is very informative. Instead we had the first of the Lancastrian kings. Yet again I find myself thinking, “If only…” Anyway, here are links. https://themortimersblog.wordpress.com/ and also on… Continue reading May the future be good for The Mortimers of Wigmore…