Monthly Archives: May 2011

Weak Rulers = Opportunities?

currently playing on my iPod: Two Against One by Danger Mouse and Daniele Luppi Henry III, king of England from 1216 to 1272, was a total sissy. Seriously. For a medieval king, he was way weak. First off, he hated … Continue reading

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The Great Pavement: Westminster’s Cosmati Floor

currently playing on my iPod: Fade Into You by Mazzy Star Upon watching BBC America’s coverage of the royal wedding (which was absolutely fantastic, btw), I became intrigued with the Great Pavement. The Great Pavement is the mosaic floor before … Continue reading

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