Tag Archives: England

Executed by Her First Cousin, Once Removed

Mary, Queen of Scots (December 8, 1542 – February 8, 1587) Rechecking my Ancestry DNA, they have finally noted that my ancestors were more Scottish than anything else. That’s not a surprise to me. But when it comes to royalty, … Continue reading

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What Should We Do About Criminous Clerks?

Why Henry II and Thomas Becket Fell Out For friends and partners-in-crime, it took an age-old problem to split them up: handing over priests and other clergy who have committed secular crimes to the justice system of the country, not … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots, Using Astrology

The Link Between Me and the First Century: Henry II The difficulty in tracking down past-life connections is one’s unwillingness to accept unpalatable truths. That is why I have been reluctant to see myself as Pontius Pilate. Somehow, I couldn’t … Continue reading

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The Crusader King and His Karmic Debt to Jerusalem

Richard the Lionheart (September 8, 1157 – April 6, 1199) The mental flash I got yesterday about the Henry II, Richard I and John being connected with the unholy trinity of Flavian emperors hasn’t gone away. Let’s call it the … Continue reading

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Murder in the Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral, Canterbury This is one of my favourite cathedrals in all of England. I’ve been here many times. The very first time was in March 1985, with my Miller family, soon after moving to the UK. I’m partial to … Continue reading

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Once Seen, Never Forgotten, Thrice

Warwick Castle, Warwick I’ve seen this castle three times over the 22 years I lived in England: the first time with my second wife, Suzann, the second time with my mother, and the third time with Dianne. During the third … Continue reading

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