mary cambridge
Amelia of Great Britain

The Princesses of Cambridge

The first two creations of the Dukedom of Cambridge were for the sons of the future James II and his first wife, Anne Hyde. Both boys died young and thus never had children themselves. The third creation was for the future George II, who was styled as Duke and Marquess of Cambridge from 9 November [read more]

Eleanor de Montfort

The Imprisonment of Gwenllian of Wales

Gwenllian of Wales has perhaps one of the most tragic stories I have read in awhile. She was born in Abergwyngregyn, near Bangor in Gwynedd in June 1282. She was the only child of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, Prince of Wales and Eleanor de Montfort. Eleanor was the daughter of Simon de Montfort and Eleanor of [read more]