The lost city of Dunwich….

Why are we so fascinated by the thought of lands and cities lost beneath the sea? Such tales are both compelling and a little frightening, but have always been around. No doubt they always will be. I’ve always been particularly intrigued by stories of the land of Lyonesse, but this article is about Dunwich, which… Continue reading The lost city of Dunwich….

Did the boys from the Tower escape from one of Yorkshire’s lost coastal towns or villages…?

I have often wondered about Richard’s plans for the Yorkist “heirs” he sent for safety to Sheriff Hutton. We know Elizabeth of York was there, because Henry Tudor sent a very swift party to secure her person. She was then escorted regally to London, to be greeted at Lambeth by her husband-to-be. After he’d established… Continue reading Did the boys from the Tower escape from one of Yorkshire’s lost coastal towns or villages…?

Dunwich: Britain’s Medieval Atlantis….

This article by the Daily Mail is very interesting. I am always spooked by the thought of sunken towns and villages, ghostly church bells tolling mournfully beneath the waves and so on, but this is much more scientific than my over-active imagination. Well worth reading.