The Coronation of the King

Which part of the Coronation ceremony on May 6th is required by law? This month’s Coronation of King Charles has its origin in the crowning of Anglo-Saxon kings over 1000 years ago. Following the conversion of the Saxons to Christianity, the church played an...

Kingston: The ‘Coronation Stone’

FINDING ÆTHELFLÆD, Lady of the Mercians Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians may have been written out of history, but today we can find evidence of her life and achievements in many places.   Kingston: the ‘Coronation Stone’. My new book, King Alfred’s Daughter,...