Castles and Cathedrals of Southeast England: Part II Cathedrals
December 23, 2015
Every town in Southeast England has parish churches, some of which grew into seats of ecclesiastical power and became cathedrals. The Middle Ages, so often depicted for the depravations of feudal society, was also a...
Castles and Cathedrals of Southeast England: Part I Castles
December 9, 2015
Between the cruise ports of Southampton and Dover, and convenient to international airports at Gatwick and Heathrow, lie medieval towns of rural, southeastern England. Picturesque and slower paced than London the towns of southeast England...
Why Admiral Nelson is an Enduring British National Hero
December 2, 2015
British Admiral Horatio Nelson fought his way into immortality as a national hero in 1805, during the Battle of Trafalgar. His name is known throughout the world, although the reasons for his fame are less...