- This small corner of the Web concentrates mainly on the life and times of Hugh Despenser the younger - with the odd foray into other matters! It contains snippets of some of the research I have done for the purpose of writing a novel and a biography about him.
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As you’ve probably guessed by now – this blog has slipped into a bit of a hiatus. This is mainly because I am concentrating all my time and energy now on getting the novel written, as well as compiling databases … Continue reading
First of all, apologies for my absence in blogland– both in writing my own and reading others’. I have largely been distracted by both the novel, and setting up the online gift business to be able to research much in … Continue reading
When much of your waking life is centred around researching and writing about Edward II’s reign and, especially, his last favourite, Hugh Despenser, it becomes one of those ‘things to do’ to go and see a performance of Christopher Marlowe’s … Continue reading