There are four incidents following the replacement of James II with William and Mary that are worth noting. Firstly there is Killiecrankie and the charge of the Highlanders under Dundee. The Highlanders took advantage of […]
Until I studied it, I thought the Stuart era, from James 1 and V1 was the Civil War, Charles getting his head chopped off and Bonnie Prince Charlie but there’s a lot more to it […]
Scottish fishermen being in the Arctic ocean at the time of the Reformation between the time of Henry VIII and Good Queen Bess has stirred a bee in my bonnet. I’ve felt for some time […]
While the research for the navy under the Stuarts is ongoing, I also need to do a bit on the early 1820,s for the follow on from Bubbles in the Cauldron. I have a good […]
I’ve started to research the navel activity during the Stuart Kings as it was a time of expanding trade and am enjoying it immensely. Irritatingly, the first thing I have come across is the cause […]
The value of old manuscripts for story ideas.
How does cultural appropriation affect what I write.