Taking a closer look at King John’s wife Isabella, The Unburnt, Queen of the Andals, the Rhoynar the First Men, Queen of Meereen, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, Breaker of Chains, Mother of Dragons. (But not really.)
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Joan, Lady of Wales! Sex and Scandal! Historical click bait!
Say hey to Nicolaa de la Haye! Both tough as nails and submissive henchwoman to King John, she challenged cultural norms and cut an interesting figure.
Red Wedding? It was more like an Abstemious Banquet for the likes of Matilda de Braose when she chose to cross the merciless King John.
Join me on my exploration of tipsy film research, cuckolding cats, and poor Countess Alys’s Medieval marriage market plight.
Rosamund Clifford and Eleanor of Aquitaine go head-to-head for Henry II’s affection… or do they?