The next (and final for a while) of The Civil Wars Of England is up. Henry II, erstwhile rebel, reaps what he has sown in his later life as his son and junior king Henry rebels against him. Find out how it went down in The Revolt Of The Younger King.
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Today’s Scribbling: The Tide Of The Anarchy Turns
Another day, another instalment of Anarchy history. This time, the fortunes of war prove fickle, and two Queens fight for England’s crown. The Tide Of The Anarchy Turns, but to whom?
Today’s Scribbling: An Anarchic Opening – The War Begins
Today I present the next article on English Civil Wars. The war between King Stephen and Empress Matilda gets underway in earnest, with An Anarchic Opening – The War Begins.
Today’s Scribbling – Prelude To Anarchy
Today I present Prelude To A Civil War – The Origins Of The Anarchy, part 2 of the English Civil War series, where we learn that it is one thing for a man to found a kingdom, but quite another for his descendants to pass it on. Brotherly rivalry sets the stage for a single shipwreck to drive the entire realm into eighteen years of war.
Today’s Scribbling: The Revolt Of The Earls
Today I completed my first entry for The Many Civil Wars Of England, on the first English Civil War – The Revolt Of The Earls. Good fun to be back doing some historical stuff. Next up is The Anarchy – that one might take a few parts.