Period: Tudor

The Border Reivers

The Border Reivers were a formidable force in the history of Britain, particularly during the tumultuous period from the late 13th century to the early 17th century. These raiders, hailing from both Scottish and English descent, operated along the Anglo-Scottish border, a region marked by constant strife and conflict.

The Lawson-Tancred family

The Lawson-Tancred family, with its roots deeply embedded in English history, boasts several notable figures who have made significant contributions to their fields and society. The lineage of the family can be traced back to the Norman Conquest, with Richard Tankard, who owned lands at Boroughbridge in Yorkshire shortly after this pivotal event in English history.

Noble or Royal Houses and the House of Hauteville

This article introduces the concept of houses that embody a dynasty of influence and control, driven by feudal and familial responsibilities and agreements. It explores how houses worked during this period and examines the response by the Brigantian people to this increase in control by the Normans.

Morpeth Clock Tower

The Morpeth Clock Tower, a distinguished landmark in Northumberland, stands as a testament to the town’s rich history. Constructed between 1604 and 1634

The growth of Christianity 50AD – 1100AD

We look at the development of Christianity from 50AD to 1100AD in both the broader European context and also for the people of Brigantia.

Carperby Market Cross, Wensleydale

The Carperby Market Cross is a historic monument located in the village of Carperby, Wensleydale, England.

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