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Michiel de Ruyter Film Review

Even though a royal woman only makes a short appearance in this film, I wanted to write a review on this film. It’s quite possibly one of the biggest Dutch releases of this year and is about an especially restless period in Dutch history. Its main character Michiel de Ruyter is a scruffy, unkempt man [read more]

Book Reviews

Elfrida The First Crowned Queen of England by Elizabeth Norton Book Review

I just recently received this book, Elfrida The First Crowned Queen of England by Elizabeth Norton from Amberley Publishing for review. It’s been available in hardcover since earlier this year but came out in paperback last month. Elfrida was actually known by several names, Ælfthryth but also Alfrida and Elfthryth. The Anglo-Saxons certainly knew how to make things difficult [read more]