#Historical #Short  Is there ever a right and wrong where love is concerned? How about when love clashes with honor?  In England at the end of the 12th century, that question had only one answer: honor. Especially if you were a member of the new Norman nobility. But that is the question that a twenty-nine-year-old knight from Yorkshire must wrestle with when he finds himself being drawn into an inappropriate relationship with a girl not only young enough to be his daughter....

#Historical #Short Is there ever a right and wrong where love is concerned? How about when love clashes with honor? In England at the end of the 12th century, that question had only one answer: honor. Especially if you were a member of the new Norman nobility. But that is the question that a twenty-nine-year-old knight from Yorkshire must wrestle with when he finds himself being drawn into an inappropriate relationship with a girl not only young enough to be his daughter....

Richmond Castle in about 1400 with Conan’s 12th Century keep in the foreground by Peter Urmston

Richmond Castle in about 1400 with Conan’s 12th Century keep in the foreground by Peter Urmston

Archaeologists in southern England have discovered what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found – buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress.

Archaeologists find vast medieval palace buried under prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

Archaeologists in southern England have discovered what may be one of the largest medieval royal palaces ever found – buried under the ground inside a vast prehistoric fortress.

12th-century pointed Byzantine shoes. British Museum of Art.--I love seeing how different peoples figured out things like shoes

12th-century pointed Byzantine shoes. British Museum of Art.--I love seeing how different peoples figured out things like shoes

Temple Church London built in 12thC by the Knights Templar

Templar Quest - Knights Templar Tours in France

Chester, England - old buildings and city wall, lots of shopping, world's first "mall"

Chester, England - old buildings and city wall, lots of shopping, world's first "mall"

12th century Latvian band (The Warp Factor)

12th century Latvian band (The Warp Factor)

12th century Newstead Abbey Cloister, Nottinghamshire, England. Ancestral home of Lord Byron

12th century Newstead Abbey Cloister, Nottinghamshire, England. Ancestral home of Lord Byron

Bamburgh Castle is one of many historic sites around Northumberland, UK

Stunning photos of private islands for rent (some are even affordable)

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