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by Ely
Fri January 6th, 2012, 9:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1456
Views: 98971

Beddgelert Priory in 1255, trouble is coming to Gwynedd!
by Ely
Fri January 6th, 2012, 9:01 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: BBC Four to investigate The Private Lives Of The Medieval Kings
Replies: 19
Views: 1495

First episode of three, is on Monday 9th Jan at 9pm
by Ely
Fri December 23rd, 2011, 1:44 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Story of Wales
Replies: 2
Views: 434

Story of Wales

BBC Wales are to air a new series in the New Year called the Story of Wales. Those of us in the UK with Sky, can view BBC 1 Wales on channel 972 and BBC 2 Wales on channel 991 Quote below is taken from the BBC website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/waleshistory/2011/12/new_series_the_story_of_wales.htm...
by Ely
Sat December 10th, 2011, 9:43 am
Forum: History in the News
Topic: King Edward VIII's coronation
Replies: 1
Views: 471

I remember that my Dad had a commerative coin for Edward VIII's coronation. When I asked him if it was worth anything, as the coronation didn't take place, he told me that probably not as thousands would have been minted.
by Ely
Fri December 9th, 2011, 5:30 pm
Forum: Elizabeth Chadwick
Topic: The Greatest Knight/The Scarlet Lion
Replies: 104
Views: 12700

I realise that I am very late to this particular party, but I am now half way through The Greatest Knight, and I am really enjoying it. As they say "better late than never"
by Ely
Tue December 6th, 2011, 8:52 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name A-F
Topic: The Greatest Knight by Elizabeth Chadwick
Replies: 27
Views: 4512

My copy arrived today, but just wondering whether I really should start reading tonight when my alarm is set for 0600hrs?
by Ely
Mon November 28th, 2011, 5:29 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from a newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

[quote=""Madeleine""]Oh, lucky you to move somewhere so lovely - it has a great bookshop too: Toppings. I've been to their branch in Bath which is gorgeous.[/quote] Yes, I'm really looking forward to moving there, it is a wonderful city. I've been in Toppings a few times, it is a really good proper ...
by Ely
Mon November 28th, 2011, 4:16 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from a newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

[quote=""parthianbow""]Hi Ely, and welcome! Does your moniker have anything to do with Ely in Cambridgeshire, UK?[/quote]

Yes it does, I will be moving there in the next couple of months and I'll be able to get the train to work, so more time for reading :)
by Ely
Sat November 26th, 2011, 8:53 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from a newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

[quote=""MLE""]Welcome, Ely! We have lots of medieval fans here-- but that is a long span of time, starting anywhere from 400-600 AD and ending between 1300-1500 AD, depending on which definition you adhere to. Which centuries intrigue you most?[/quote] You're right it is a long time span, but I am ...
by Ely
Fri November 25th, 2011, 10:34 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from a newbie
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

Hello from a newbie

Hi

I'm Ely, and I found this forum by accident while looking at something else.

Mostly interested in medieval history, but who knows what else I might be tempted by! After looking at a few threads, I know that I will be buying more books.

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