“….Many of Britain’s most important conflicts were fought on what are now quiet stretches of countryside. Here is our guide on the best historic battle sites to visit in the UK, with a brief look at the history of each bloody battle….” To read more and see the list, go to this website
This famous painting, which hangs in the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool, is so well known that it barely requires introduction. It should be noted though that, contrary to some analysis, the fact that the children are wearing colourful clothing does not of itself make them “Royalist”. Parliamentarians often wore colourful clothing too, and many… Continue reading And when did you last see your father?
If you can stomach paragraph two of the article below (by Henry James) the rest is quite interesting! I have taken the precaution of copying the entire article because of a server problem that messed me around after a minute so. So I opened it again, copied, and it’s below, complete with link to the original. “A… Continue reading Medieval palace site at Lathom being excavated by group of military veterans….