Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain

I’ve always been interested in history. But history on my own terms, about topics I can relate to, not necessarily what’s been taught in history lessons. I dropped out of University after a year because my degree course (‘Social and Economic History’) seemed to end up combining the worst attributes …

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Pendle Hill – Religion, Witchcraft, and Meteorology

Pendle Hill, not raining, but definitely quite imposing and uninviting. Part of the Pennine range of Northern England, and geologically part of the same branch as much of the Peak District much further South, Pendle Hill (the name ‘Pendle’ derives from the Celtic word ‘Penn’, meaning ‘hill’, combined with the …

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