What… or who… is actually being maligned?
I’m not religious, but I love celebrations. Instead of Christmas, I dedicate my tree to Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne.
Melisende, promoter of the arts, ruled (and co-ruled) Jerusalem in the 1100s. Read More Queen Melisende
Since we’re all still recovering from the Red Wedding and what not, let me share with you one of my favorite medieval stories (that is, this is about a historical event, not a fictional tale). George R. R. Martin’s works are based, in part, on fifteenth century England’s War of the Roses, which is my favorite time period. And so this story.