Historia Guest: A Game of Thrones and A War of Roses

Historia Guest: A Game of Thrones and A War of Roses

By Bryn Davies Hi everyone! Welcome back to a slightly different post about Yorkshire today written by Bryn Davies. Instead of focusing just on Yorkshire history, today Yorkshire has been incorporated into an article about the influence of the War of the Roses and the warring houses of York and Lancaster on George R.R. Martin's [...]

Historia Yorkshire: Richmond Castle

Historia Yorkshire: Richmond Castle

Hello everyone and welcome back to Historia Yorkshire where I discuss all things Yorkshire related. Today I will be talking about the beautiful Richmond Castle, one of the most complete 11th century fortresses in the whole country! In 1069 William the Conqueror defeated a rebellion in York which subsequently led to an event now called [...]

Historia Yorkshire; Fountains Abbey

Historia Yorkshire; Fountains Abbey

Hello everyone and happy Monday! Today I will be discussing another beautiful historic building located in Yorkshire’s green and pleasant lands; Fountains Abbey. If you haven't been here, you need to get here when COVID-19 calms down because it is simply one of the most beautiful places in North Yorkshire. Read below for the history [...]