May 13, 2019

John Holker – The Manchester Regiment

  In 2004 when I started researching for my Jacobite Chronicles series (although I had no idea it would actually be a series then, and was just aiming to write one novel), I spent a […]
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 […]