Simon de Montfort – A man ahead of his time

Simon de Montfort

Simon de Montfort – A man ahead of his time Simon de Montfort… many may have heard of a university with the name, but otherwise they’re unaware of just how much impact this medieval character has had on modern day life. Born a Frenchman early in the thirteenth century (specific date unknown), by 1239 de…

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Battles and Dynasties at Lincoln

Battle of Lincoln

Battles and Dynasties at Lincoln The second Battle of Lincoln, 20 May 1217, is one of the greatest English conflicts that almost nobody has ever heard of. Very informative and interesting blog post >  http://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2017/06/battles-and-dynasties-at-lincoln-castle.html

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