Historical Locations

April 29, 2019

Manchester and the Jacobites – 1745

  In early November 1745 the Manchester militia was raised, with the intention of it protecting the town from the Jacobite army led by Prince Charles Edward Stuart, which was by now in England and […]
April 15, 2019

Manchester – a history

  In the Jacobite Chronicles I set part of the action in the city of Manchester and the surrounding area. There are a few reasons why I chose this town as the birthplace of the […]
December 17, 2018

CHESTER IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

  In The Whore’s Tale, the main character Sarah spends some time in Chester, so I thought readers might like to know a little more about this beautiful city. There has been human settlement at […]