On the book front, I am rather excited about GRANT ME THE CARVING OF MY NAME, an upcoming anthology of fiction about Richard III , which should be out right in time to make a fabulous Christmas present. Release date is scheduled for December 2 and all proceeds from sales will go to the Scoliosis… Continue reading GRANT ME THE CARVING OF MY NAME: A NEW RICARDIAN ANTHOLOGY FOR CHRISTMAS!
Several years ago I was out at Bosworth to attend an author signing with one of my favourite Ricardian authors, Sharon Penman, who wrote the mighty epic The Sunne in Splendour. We were staying in the Royal Arms at Sutton Cheney, which has a public room filled with armour, memorabilia, paintings of the battle and… Continue reading THE WHITE ROSE: A POEM FOR RICHARD
On Richard The Third Records Release date 22nd August 2017. A new version of the song originally featured on their album Tant le Desiree by The Legendary Ten Seconds. Featuring Ian Churchward singing, playing guitar and mandolin Lord Zarquon with the sound of the mellotron and drums David Clifford playing his Rickenbacker bass guitar Camilla… Continue reading Now available:
A new single by the LEGENDARY TEN SECONDS is being released on iTunes and Amazon on December 1. MIDDLEHAM CASTLE ON CHRISTMAS EVE was written by Ian Churchward and Frances Quinn, who also painted the cover art, showing a ghostly party riding through the snow towards the ruined castle. Frances, who lives in Dublin,… Continue reading THE LEGENDARY TEN SECONDS–RICARDIAN CHRISTMAS SONG OUT SOON
These conjoined initials were devised by Frances Quinn, in Gouache on vellum:
For over five hundred years, Richard the Third has been the subject of much good and bad art. Perhaps the most famous image is the National Portrait Gallery portrait which hangs in a prominent spot (after years of being shunted into a busy stairwell at the entryway) and has for many years intrigued casual visitors… Continue reading The Art of Frances Quinn