14th Century Scotland

Scotland in the 14th century is a country still finding its bearing and fighting for its independence from England. The population at the beginning ranged around 1 million, and they fought the harsh reality of their environment. They preserved and fought hard to carve out a future defined only by them. Edward I of England… Continue reading 14th Century Scotland

14th Century England Part 2

The second half of the century is dominated by Edward III and his infamous children. Edward was married to Philippa of Hainault and together they had five sons to live to adulthood (three that died in infancy), and four daughters to do the same (one died in infancy).  His daughters were: Isabella of England, Countess… Continue reading 14th Century England Part 2

14th Century England Part 1

There are four major royal families when we think of England’s monarchies that could summarize almost all their history: Windsor, Stuart, Tudor, and Plantagenet. The 14th century is the age of Plantagenet and the drama they begin in this century, becomes their downfall in the succeeding. Despite being thought of as a backwater country with… Continue reading 14th Century England Part 1