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How to invade England – 1066 and all that

William II Duke of Normandy didn’t read self-help books.  He never spent an afternoon taking personality tests to find out if he was an ‘ENFP’ (enthusiastic, creative) or ENTA (commander...) nor did he worry over much about his personal brand. Because William knew exactly who he was, knew exactly what he

The ghosts of Normandy past, in Sussex England

Our postcard shows the gatehouse of Battle Abbey, built with an impressive wall, to protect one of the richest Abbeys in England from marauding English and raiding French.  Ironic considering its very existence is due to a promise made to a Pope by a Norman duke, in 1066. Exploring the Abbey