Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Sayonara for now
Yes, I am packing it in and taking down the shingle. The point was reached a couple days ago but I wanted to finish up the mini-reviews of...
MM Mini View: Kings of Portugal (Part IV)
The House of Braganza King João IV : Known as “the Restorer” led the war for independence from Spain which started when the upper and mi...
Sunday, March 25, 2018
MM Mini View: Kings of Portugal (Part III)
The House of Habsburg King Felipe I : Felipe II of Spain claimed the throne as grandson of King Manuel I at the death of Henrique thoug...
Saturday, March 24, 2018
MM Mini View: Kings of Portugal (Part II)
The House of Aviz King João I : The illegitimate son of Pedro I, his seizure of power prevented Portugal being annexed by Castile in the...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
MM Mini View: Kings of Portugal (Part I)
The House of Burgundy King Afonso I Henriques : Known as “the Conqueror” or “the Founder” or simply King Afonso the Great, this Portugue...
Monday, March 19, 2018
The British Submarine Campaign of World War II
It is inevitable that the great deeds of British submariners in the Second World War would be overlooked by most. Their fight was not as c...
Friday, March 16, 2018
France, Jews and the Monarchy
In the recent history of monarchism in France, one of the major problems was the persistent accusation of anti-Semitism. Once upon a time,...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Buonaparte Famiglia
Even among monarchists, as well as polite society as a whole, there are two figures for whom I have more positive things to say than is ge...
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