Brinkburn Priory and Manor House #Photography #SundayBlogShare @EnglishHeritage

Brinkburn Priory is tucked away in a woodland setting by the river, in the Coquet valley, Northumberland. Founded in the reign of Henry I as an Augustinian priory during the 1100s. Despite the quite remote location the Priory was frequently subjected to Scottish raids. It was one of the first monasteries to be closed during Henry VIII’s Dissolution in 1536.

The north entrance is a mixture of Norman and Early English architecture

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The Lady Anne (Above All Others Book 2) #RBRT #TuesdayBookBlog #Historical Fiction @TudorTweep

  • 51tttgqmh1lAuthor: G Lawrence
  • Kindle Edition
  • Historical/Fiction
  • five-stars

1522, England. 

Anne Boleyn has lived an adventurous youth in the glittering courts of Europe, now, promised in marriage to a man she knows nothing of, Anne has been called home by her ambitious father.

As with the first book, this one also opens with Anne in the Tower of London awaiting her fate, lost in reminiscences. She recalls arriving in England after her years in France, unhappy and homesick to leave the country and people she loves. And all because her father wants to marry her off to acquire the estates and titles he thinks should rightly belong to his family. Continue reading