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EC2
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Post by EC2 » Wed April 29th, 2009, 9:02 pm

I'm in twelfth century Sweden and I've just chopped off someone's hand with my shiny sword!
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Lauryn
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Post by Lauryn » Wed April 29th, 2009, 11:09 pm

Victorian London, as my sister's neighbours panic about a murderer in their midst. My husband will get to the bottom of this, but not before we are both insulted for our social position.
Even the mighty oak was once just a nut that held its ground.

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Post by Kasthu » Thu April 30th, 2009, 9:29 pm

1672. Louise de Kerouaille (did I spell that right?) has gonorrhea (did I spell that right?), and I've been sent in in the uptmost secrecy to treat her.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sun May 10th, 2009, 3:36 am

Oh, all sorts of places....England, France, Neshoba County (in Mississippi), Pompeii, reading many different books.

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Sun May 10th, 2009, 4:58 am

In England with Richard I.

And also in England... with Edward II. (Time travel is fun.) ;)

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: An Abiding Fire by M L Logue & The Flower Girls by Alice Clark Platts
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Sun May 10th, 2009, 10:30 am

I'm in modern day Somerset in a place called Penselwood, but apparently I've led a previous life and am just learning some of my history going back to the Monmouth Rebellion.
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by Susan » Sun May 10th, 2009, 12:03 pm

I'm on my way to France with Henry V.
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "In the woods" by Tana French & The Winter Secret by Lulu Taylor
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun May 10th, 2009, 12:59 pm

I'm also in Penselwood, but a bit behind Vanessa!

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Ken
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Post by Ken » Mon May 11th, 2009, 7:49 am

It's 24 Nov 1248 and I am in a village called St. Andre in Savoy at the foot of Mt Granier, the north face of which has just started to collapse and a sea of mud and rocks is on its was down! Help!!

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Post by annis » Mon May 11th, 2009, 8:42 pm

Standing in a shield-wall with my pitifully few Wessex companions while a horde of angry Welshmen pour up the hill towards us. Can we talk our way out of this one?

("Raven: Blood Eye", by Giles Kristian)

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