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Parliament of Bats

Early in 1426, a tense, angry Parliament met at Leicester.  One of the king’s uncles accused another of his uncles of treason.  The atmosphere was tense, violence threatened to erupt at any time.  England was… Read More »Parliament of Bats

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Medieval London

During the Middle Ages London was, as it is today, the vibrant, cosmopolitan capital of England.  It dwarfed all other English urban centres.  In 1377, the year Richard II became king, it had an estimated… Read More »Medieval London