Forget Francis Lovell’s home? Never! ….

Here is an article about the “most haunted Cotswolds village’ everyone forgets about”. Well, Ricardians certainly don’t forget Minster Lovell…and what we all want to know is—if Francis Lovell still haunts his old home, is there any chance of seeing him? Maybe even speaking to him? We wish.

Brilliant writing that is both fiction and non-fiction….!

Every so often a book comes along that really doesn’t fit into any genre…except perhaps history in general. “Medieval Woman: Village Life in the Middle Ages” by Anne Baer is fiction, and yet not, because the author has done some splendid, detailed research, and then put it all together around a year in the life… Continue reading Brilliant writing that is both fiction and non-fiction….!

Seven abandoned medieval villages in England, seen from the air….

“….There are lost, deserted and shrunken medieval villages scattered all over Britain, and each one has its own unique story to tell. Many were abandoned in the 14th and 15th centuries when landlords emptied the villages to make way for more profitable sheep rearing, but there are plenty of other reasons too {link to Most… Continue reading Seven abandoned medieval villages in England, seen from the air….