Some thoughts on Magna Carta

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My penultimate Outlaw Chronicles book, The King’s Assassin, comes out in hardback and ebook in the UK on June 18, 2015, which also happens to be three days after the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. The novel, apart from being a rip-roaring Robin Hood adventure of course, deals with the rebellion of the barons of…

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The King’s Assassin: Outlaw Chronicles 7

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Hey guys, I now have seen the cover of the hardback of The King’s Assassin. Looks pretty good. Love to hear what you all think. It’s out on 18 June (2015) and you can pre-order from Amazon or your local book shop. Your comments will be appreciated . . .  

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10 things you didn’t know about Robin Hood

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10 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Robin Hood    1. There were many Robin Hoods By 1262 many criminals were being referred to in the court records as “Robin Hoods” – so the name had popular currency by then. There is a suggestion that some criminals in the 13th and 14th centuries adopted the…

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The Iron Castle and Chateau Gaillard

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Hi there, As The Iron Castle will be out as a paperback in a couple of weeks (April 23, 2015), I thought I’d give those who haven’t read the book the chance to read the historical note from the back of the book. I do this most years, and I sometimes get accused of SPOLIERS,…

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Herstmonceaux hullaballoo

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So, I’m going to Herstmonceaux this summer – again. It will be my third visit to this fantastic castle for the August bank holiday medieval festival and I enjoy it more each year. It’s fun, a bit silly, totally exhausting and rather boozy. And it’s now firmly embedded in my summer calendar. As usual, I’ll…

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