My Recent Facebook Interview with ‘The History Geeks’

Recently, I was interviewed by the very talented team at ‘The History Geeks’. These are the guys who run the globally renowned history site on Facebook. It was a real blast and I have to say I enjoyed every minute of it. Below is what they grilled me on; Nb: where it says ‘see more’, … More My Recent Facebook Interview with ‘The History Geeks’

The Funeral of a King? – 20 December 1327

During the evening of 23 September 1327, the young Edward III received news at Lincoln that his recently deposed father, Edward II, was dead. According to the letter written by¬†Thomas de Berkeley and delivered by Thomas Gurney who had set out from Berkeley castle on 22 September, the late king had died of natural causes … More The Funeral of a King? – 20 December 1327

Piers Gaveston: Life, Love & Death (An Overview)

Edward II is so often remembered because of his close male favourites. The one that history records with the greatest of infamy is Piers Gaveston. His twelve years spent at the side of the king, beginning when Edward was¬†still heir to the throne and ending with Gaveston’s untimely and dramatic death in 1312, is marked … More Piers Gaveston: Life, Love & Death (An Overview)