As some of you are fans:
On October 2nd the new version of Court of King Richard III by The Legendary Ten Seconds was released. Here are some links to it:-
Thanks very much to Ian Churchward for the links.
In the very heart of historic Cambridge, stands a tall and elegant late Perpendicular Gothic church, sandwiched between the colleges and market square.
The church of St Mary the Virgin has stood on the site since 1205; the first recorded rector being Thomas de Chiveley who was appointed in the reign of King John.
The church was burnt to the ground in 1290. The local Jewish population were blamed for this unfortunate event and were punished by shutting down their synagogue. After the rebuilding of the church it was re-named Great St Mary’s, to differentiate it from Little St Mary’s in 1351.
King Edward III was a benefactor of the church at this time, along with his re-founding of King’s Hall in Cambridge which was later assimilated into Trinity College during the reign of King Henry VIII.
Arms of King Edward III and his sons over the gateway to Trinity College…
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Thanks to BGLO Jacqui Emerson for sending this. It’s a very interssting course and hopefully, the mistakes which were there the first time they ran it have been rectified.
Another opportunity to join of Futurelearn/ University of Leicester’s free on-line course England in the Time of Richard III Course starts 27 February. Duration 6 weeks, 3 hours per week, certificates available. Registration in advance. Topics covered * medieval warfare * the lives of peasants and farmers * food and culture * death and commemoration * reading and the introduction of printing. * the rediscovery and reinterment of Richard IIIhttps://www.futurelearn.com/courses/england-of-richard-third