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Historian Catherine Armstrong

Please select this link for details about Ms. Armstrong's biography of William Marshal

 

Right: Tomb effigy of William Marshal at Temple Church, London.

The Castles of Wales is pleased to welcome Catherine Armstrong as a contributor to the site. Ms Armstrong has Master's degree in Professional Writing from Kennesaw State University in Atlanta, Georgia . Her field is medieval English history. Her specific field is William Marshal, his fiefs and "familiares". Her concentration is on the lands and people bound to Marshal by blood and marriage, by feudal tenure, and by "affinity". She can be reached via e-mail at: seneschal@peoplepc.com.

Ms Armstrong's essays listed below form a complementary 4-part series focusing on the life and times of William Marshal and his father-in-law Richard fitz Gilbert de Clare two of the most powerful and influential men of their time. Each essay is accompanied by an extensive and valuable bibliography.

 

The Marshals and Ireland

A Case of Mistaken Identity

Tournaments and William Marshal

Legend of Tintern Abbey

A Serendipitous Discovery at Tintern Abbey

William Marshal

John fitz Gilbert (Marshal's father)

Richard fitz Gilbert de Clare, Strongbow (Marshal's father-in-law)

The parents of Isabel de Clare (Marshal's wife)

The Children of William Marshal and Isabel de Clare

 

Please select this link for details on Catherine's biography of William Marshal.

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