Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Soap Opera Life in the 12th Century

“In days of old when knights were bold and ladies they were merry, One lady fair beyond compare was queen of two great countries. She went away on the bold Crusade a’camping in a tent. How many men she vanquished there would fill a regiment. Oh, Eleanor is a gay old lass, a lusty buxom … More Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Soap Opera Life in the 12th Century

Best Laid Plans…

Well, evidently, when one notifies Amazon that a book will be available for preorder (release date May 5) one cannot simply rely on the already-posted release date of the Kindle version. No, one must tell Amazon that this, too, must have the May 5 release date. My bad. Apologies to anyone who is a stickler … More Best Laid Plans…

Alnwick Castle

Built just thirty years after the Norman Conquest, Alnwick Castle tops a hill, now overlooking a peaceful pastoral landscape designed by Capability Brown. In Corwin’s time, the castle of the deVesci family stood as a bulwark of safety in a tumultuous land. Built to guard the English border against Scottish attack, the Scots took it … More Alnwick Castle