Nottingham Castle

My visit to Nottingham Castle

As part of my travels in September, I was able to return to Nottingham for a half day adventure to  explore the Castle. I set several scenes of For King and Country there, so you can imagine how exciting it was for me to have an opportunity to see it from the perspective of someone with research interests…

Discovering 12th Century Nottingham Castle

“Richard arrived at the siege of Nottingham in a black mood and his first act was to set up an enormous gallows beneath the walls.” — Richard Coeur de Lion by P. Henderson Line drawing is copyright The Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire. Used with permission. Earlier this week I was a guest at Catherine Curzon’s…

Nottingham Castle

“Richard arrived at the siege of Nottingham in a black mood and his first act was to set up an enormous gallows beneath the walls.” — Richard Coeur de Lion by P. Henderson I am mere paragraphs away from writing the opening scene as King Richard arrives at Nottingham Castle with knights Henry and Stephan.…