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The Odyssey of Richard the Lionheart

On the night of October 9, 1192, two dozen men stealthily navigated through the ancient streets and alleyways of Acre towards the harbor. King Richard the Lionheart and a select group of his

The Wedding of Empress Matilda and Geoffrey of Anjou

In modern times, June is a favorite month for celebrating weddings, so it is only fitting that today we remember the fateful union of Matilda, the widowed Empress of the Holy Roman Empire, and

Robin Hood’s Dawn – BLOG TOUR Day 4!

Robin Hood's Dawn:  The Blog Tour Day 4 Robin Hood's Dawn (The Robin Hood Trilogy Book 1) is now available in both e-book and paperback formats from all good online stores. As part of the

Robin Hood’s Dawn – BLOG TOUR Day 1!

Robin Hood's Dawn:  The Blog Tour Day 1 Robin Hood's Dawn (The Robin Hood Trilogy Book 1), is now available in both e-book and paperback formats from all good online stores. As part of the

Cover Reveal: Robin Hood’s Dawn, book 1 of the Robin Hood Trilogy

Now available for Pre-Order at Amazon!   England, 1154-1194 A kingdom under assault. A conspiracy born of anarchy. A hero standing against tyranny. Falsely convicted of a shocking

He Never Smiled Again

The Triumph of Henry I In 1120, King Henry I of England achieved an extraordinary victory:  his ruthless cunning and dogged determination had culminated in a highly favorable peace treaty that gave

The Demon Countess of Anjou

“From the devil they came, to the devil they will go.” – St. Bernard Her beauty lured the Count of Anjou, Geoffrey Greymantle, into a hasty marriage, although her origins were unknown.  She

The Angevin Kings of England – the First Plantagenets

King Henry II, Henry the Young King (inset), Richard the Lionheart, John Lackland The Angevins were the first three Plantagenet kings of England:  Henry II (the husband of Eleanor of Aquitaine),