101 King of France and England

    Edward faced a weary time, a weary time. His allies demanded money, he had none to give them. So they refused to  fight, while the French closed in on GasconyRead More

    75 Nemesis

    In April 1265 Gilbert de Clare had left court in something of a huff. De Montfort was well aware that if he lost de Clare, his whole hold on powerRead More

    73 Return of the Jedi

    In 1262, it looked for all the world as though the royal party was back in control and the whole struggle for reform was over. But that was before youRead More

    19 Edward the Confessor

    Edward enjoyed one year of independence in 1051-2, before the return of Godwin forced him into humiliating submission. But after Godwin's death the following year, the rest of his reignRead More