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The Medieval Anarchy – eBook review

The Medieval Anarchy

Ah, The Anarchy, a period in England’s history when war raged and chaos reigned. A time so turbulent medieval chroniclers claimed that ‘Christ and his saints slept.’ You’ve had a chance to explore the Anarchy on this site through various podcasts and posts, but today we are going to look at an eBook on The…

MAP: Ep 17 – Magna Carta eBook

Today is the 796th anniversary of the “signing” of the Magna Carta by King John. King John’s reign can be summed up thus: high taxes, unsuccessful wars, and conflicts with the Pope, making him an unpopular King with the Barons. The barons forced King John to agree to a document later known as the ‘Articles…

MAP: Ep 13b – St. Valentine’s Day Gift

Love is in the air today and lovers everywhere are affirming their love for each other. When it comes to great lovers of the Middle Ages their is none better than Henry VIII. After all he had six wives!!! Here is a collection of the love letters that Henry wrote to his first mistress Anne…