The time has come to address the “elephant in the room,” Henry Stafford, the 2nd Duke of Buckingham, and his relationship with King Richard III.  It is the most crucial relationship in The Protector and is the reason I wrote… Read More ›

Duchess Kate

No, I am not talking about that “Duchess Kate,” the former Catherine Middleton who is married to Prince William and in line to become Queen of England one day.  The Duchess Kate of this posting was born Katherine Woodville in… Read More ›

My Lady the King’s Mother

Margaret Beaufort is without doubt one of the most influential women of the fifteenth century.  She is also, at least in my opinion, one of history’s most fascinating characters.  She may not have been the first woman to claim the… Read More ›

The Young Anne Neville

My last article was about Richard III’s wife Anne, who was possibly “a reluctant queen.”  I would like to introduce you to my take on a younger version of this character in the following passage, the first two pages of… Read More ›