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July 5, 2023
Bamburgh Castle: The Evil Neighbour
During the 12th Century, the third Earl of Northumbria was Robert DeMowbray, two previous Earls had died violently. He resided in Bamburgh Castle under the rule of King William II....
June 8, 2023
Bamburgh Castle, Anglo Saxons and Lord of the Rings
This blog is based on one of my youtube episodes which you can watch here: Bamburgh Castle, Anglo Saxons and Lord of the Rings, I’ll take you through the structure...
June 6, 2023
Bamburgh Castle – the story of a saint’s arm
In this blog, we explore the story of Oswald and his blessed arm. The story starts at the Chapel of St Peter which would have been the Chapel where Bamburgh’s...
June 1, 2023
St Aidan: Apostle to the Northumbrians
This blog is situated at the Church of St Aidan in Bamburgh village, just up the road from the famous castle. St. Aiden’s Bamburgh But the reason why Bamburgh is...
April 3, 2023
Bamburgh Castle: The Bamburgh Bones
In this week’s blog, I’m recounting when I was at St Aidan’s Church in the village of Bamburgh. I chated with Jessica, project manager of The Bamburgh Bones about the...
March 15, 2023
Bamburgh Castle – the Dark Ages and the Anglo Saxons
In this blog, we’ll be talking about the Dark Ages – or, as they should be known, the early Middle Ages. Misinformation about the Dark Ages The Dark Ages were...
November 30, 2022
Bamburgh Castle – Palace, castle and stately home
Bamburgh Castle, on the North East coast of England, has an amazing history dating right back to the stone age and up to the modern day. This new blog series...
October 24, 2022
Newcastle’s Castle – The Heron Pit
Beside the Black Gate of Newcastle’s Castle is the site of a particularly nasty ruin with a chequered history. Today we’re looking at the Heron Pit – one of the...