“THE MEMORY OF KING RICHARD STILL LAID LIKE LEES AT THE BOTTOM OF MENS HEARTS’ Sir Francis Bacon

UPDATED POST AT sparkypus.com A Medieval Potpourri https://sparkypus.com/2020/05/14/the-memory-of-king-richard-still-laid-like-lees-at-the-bottom-of-mens-hearts-sir-francis-bacon-2/ Entry from the York City House book…’King Richard late mercifully reigning upon us was thrugh grete treason of the duc of Northefolk and many othre that turned ayenst hyme, with many othre lordes and nobilles of this north parties, was pitiously slain and murdred to the grey hevynesse of this citie’ (1) “The… Continue reading “THE MEMORY OF KING RICHARD STILL LAID LIKE LEES AT THE BOTTOM OF MENS HEARTS’ Sir Francis Bacon

THE SHAMBLES – YORK’S FAMOUS MEDIEVAL STREET

An interesting article on one of the best preserved medieval streets in England. Note for my Ricardian friends.  As the Shambles was originally where the butchers had their shops and also where the  animals were slaughtered too with gullies either side down which the blood would flow  I doubt very much that Richard would have… Continue reading THE SHAMBLES – YORK’S FAMOUS MEDIEVAL STREET