Archive for the tag 'Floddon'

In the morning we visited Alnwick Castle which was labelled a ‘must do’ on Mr C’s list.  We both enjoyed revisiting the castle and were rather relieved that we were English Heritage members, which allowed us discounted entry to the castle which normally costs £14.50.  After I bought up yet another book from the gift [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 26th 2013

Today it is 500 hundred years since the tragic battle of Flodden took place.  King James IV of Scotland had come south of the border and was killed in the clash to become the last monarch from the British Isles to die in battle.
A moments silence is in order…

This photo depicts the monument that was [...]

2 Comments CherryPie on Sep 9th 2013

For more of this weeks PhotoHunt pictures check out tnchick.
As an aside from PhotoHunt my heating has now been fixed. Hurrah! One of the valves had gone yet again, the heating system seems to kill them off regularly…

23 Comments CherryPie on Oct 8th 2010

In the near future I will be doing a series of posts based on some of the places that were significant for the Battle of Flodden. But for now I shall leave you with the following words.

For more of this weeks PhotoHunt pictures check out tnchick.
***Index to my posts on Flodden.***

41 Comments CherryPie on Oct 2nd 2009