This post has nothing to do with Richard III, but concerns a great structure which, if it ever existed, would surely have been visible to him from the shore of South Wales. The intervening centuries have worn it down, of course, but he might—just might—have seen it. We are becoming accustomed to important ancient discoveries… Continue reading A huge stone port a mile off Cardiff…built by the ancient kings of Britain….?
While reading Michael K. Jones’ dry, if detailed, study of the life of Margaret Beaufort, I was amazed to learn about a small but significant Welsh rebellion conducted against Henry VII and his hagiographic mummy that I’ve never heard mentioned anywhere else. It appears that Henry and Margaret were thwarted on at least one occasion,… Continue reading The Welsh Rebellion that Henry VII Lost to Richard III