And we think we’re putting with a lot? Can you just imagine if we were under Tudor rule, with eighteen foot (six metre) swords? Right…it doesn’t really bear thinking about….
Today in 1367, Henry IV was born:
The Wars of the Roses did not commence, à la Bard, with white and red roses snatched and brandished in a garden by opposing lords, but they were foreshadowed at the turn of the fifteenth century when Henry of Bolingbroke, Duke of Lancaster, usurped and murdered Richard II. Bolingbroke was the son and heir… Continue reading How Edward IV ascended the throne of England….
Today in 1484, Elizabeth Wydeville emerged from sanctuary in Westminster Abbey …