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Unusual Historicals The Battlefield Heavenfield Northumberland

Unusual Historicals The Battlefield Heavenfield Northumberland


St Oswald's Church Heavenfield

The Battlefield: Heavenfield, Northumberland 634

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Cross at Heavenfield marking the place where Oswald defeated Cadwallon in AD634. Photo by David Dixon (2012).

Heavenfield, St Oswald Church

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Heavenfield Northumberland

Holy Cross church, Haltwhistle

Flodden Field Battlefield Memorial, near Branxton, Northumberland - Stock Image

Cross marking the site of the Battle of Heavenfield, above Chollerford, Northumberland, England

On a morning nine hundred and forty-eight years ago, a pivotal battle took place to decide the future of England, whether it would remain in the ...

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A Miracle Close to Home: Chincoya, 1264

St Oswald's Church, Heavenfield (near Hexham). Site of Oswald's initial battle victory over Cadwallon.

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St Gregory the Great's Church

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The Roving Ronin Report: 1066 And All That Redux Part III - The Battle of Hastings

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... Falcon's Wings years ago, the tale of Saxon and Norman lovers torn apart by the ambitions of Harold and William, I knew the significance the Battle of ...

Rare battlefield cross at St Edwards's church,Cheddleton, Staffordshire, in memory of Thomas


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Heavenfield: where St. Oswald won the battle that made him king of Northumbria. He then invited monks from Iona to evangelise his kingdom; ...

1066 is the most known year in English history, and the most intriguing. Whether you support Saxon Harold or Norman William, it represents a key turning ...

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Fiery Deirdre Brannigan had opinions on everything. She certainly hated the very idea of war in 1914. Childhood pals Jack Oakley and Will Parsons thought it ...

Saxon against Viking. Christian against heathen. The clash of sword and spear in war-torn 9th century England. A courageous young women risking all to live ...

... fact an embroidery, done on strips of linen joined together to form a huge running narrative of the events leading up to and beyond the decisive battle.

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Battles and Bias in Bede's Britain

Stretching for 84 miles from east coast to west, hikers come from all over the world to walk along Hadrian's Wall.

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King Oswald of Northumbria sets up a cross at Hefenfelth (Heaven's Field) before a battle & is victorious. The cross becomes a site of miracles & healing.

The ruins of Troy with the plain

Oswald of Northumbria

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Battle of Poiters. French knights left, English right.

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Memorial cross at Flodden Field, site of Battle of Flodden 1513, Northumberland, 1994

and then I wrote about another trip, this time exploring the locations involved with the battle of Heavenfield, in Northumbria (Click HERE)


The Flodden Monument with the site of the battle in the background. Branxton, Northumberland


As customary, you'll see the opening photo but with an omission – that omission being Tom! While Joan and I took on the wall, Tom visited Vindolanda and ...

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Dunstanburgh Castle

an early medieval battle I know of. The Battle of Edington as envisaged by. John Kenney in The Ladybird 'Adventures

My characters would have recognized his view from Burgos castle. Photo by J. K. Knauss

St Oswald Day pilgrimage walk Hexham Abbey to Heavenfield tomorrow

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The Battlefield: The Monmouth Rebellion 1685

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Building of Hadrian's Wall


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St Cuthbert's Church, Corsenside

Outside St Cuthberts Church in Norham

Lindisfarne Priory

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Stylish open plan living space with exposed wood beams | Heavenfield Cottage, Wall, near

Wonders and Marvels: The Cantigas de Santa Maria

St. Oswald and his men praying before the wooden cross made before the Battle at

For six centuries before the Battle of Hastings, the Anglo-Saxon people had dominated England and imposed their Germanic way of life on the Britons who ...

Unusual Historicals: The Battlefield and Beyond: Noble hostages in the medieval English Court Peasants

One of the appeals of historical fiction to many readers is the depiction of elaborate clothes. This put me in a bit of a jam when I worked on my novel, ...

Outside the Duke of Wellington Inn near Corbridge

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