Category Archives: House of Normany
The Battle of Hastings was fought on ‘Senlac Hill’ some ten miles from the town on October 14th 1066. The two armies were led by William, Duke of Normandy, and Harold – King of England. Above and below are … Continue reading
King Stephen was buried in the now demolished Faversham Abbey next to the present Parish Church of St Mary of Charity, seen below. A brass memorial plate reads: ‘In memory of Stephen, King of England, buried at Faversham … Continue reading
Below is a list of the sixteen English Monarchs (and Mary Queen of Scots) buried in Westminster Abbey and Royalty buried in St Peter ad Vincula in the Tower of London: Edward the Confessor … Continue reading
Gloucester Cathedral can be seen through this link. Below left: a view of Gloucester’s acclaimed ‘cloisters’. Below right: Robert, Duke of Normandy. He was the eldest son of William the Conqueror and succeeded his father as Duke of Normandy, while … Continue reading
Below: The Rufus Stone in the New Forest.