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Despite the painting above of King Cnut wooing Emma of Normandy, this is not a love story. But it IS about Queen Emma and St. Valentine. Emma of Normandy, Queen of England, was long remembered as a generous patron by … Read More
Emma, a gem more splendid through the splendors of her merits… So begins the epigram written late in the 11th century by Godfrey, prior of Winchester, in honor of Emma, Queen of England. Queen Emma died on 6 March, 1052, … Read More
This is on my research shelf: The Peterborough Chronicle of Hugh Candidus, published in 1941 by The Peterborough Natural History, Scientific and Archaeological Society. It’s publication was supposed to be accompanied by a celebration of the quatercentenary of the founding … Read More