950: 1066 Remembered, Guest Post: Between Two Worlds (Annie Whitehead)

"Between Two Worlds" by Annie Whitehead My name is Annie; a few years ago, on my travels as a writer, I discovered an Anglo-Saxon lady. This lady really existed, but survived only as a footnote in history, and now I’m going to visit her. Every morning after my kids had gone off to school on …

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950: 1066 Remembered, Book Review: Alvar the Kingmaker

Alvar the Kingmaker by Annie Whitehead A B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree Recipient of a Discovering Diamonds Special Award and Chill with a Book Readers' Award “My father told me that the lady of the Mercians was dead and gone before the days of the great Athelstan who was king even before Edgar’s father. Her daughter was …

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950: 1066 Remembered, Guest Post: The Bastard of Normandy v. the Golden Warrior (Paula Lofting)

The Bastard of Normandy Versus the Golden Warrior Paula Lofting The year of 1066 started out with three contenders for the throne. As Edward lay dying in the early days of January, William of Normandy waited to hear news that he was now the new king of England. But unbeknown by him, Harold Godwinson was …

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