Category: GJ

TED BUNDY

Theodore Robert Bundy was born November 24th 1946. His mother, Eleanor Cowell, was 22 and single and back in the 40’s this was not an accepted thing to be. Eleanor gave birth to little baby Ted at a home for unmarried mothers in Burlington, Vermont, but the two quickly moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvia soon in […]

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ST COLUMBA AND THE LOCH NESS MONSTER

Columba was newly converted to Christianity when he was partly responsible for the Battle of Culdrebene. Thousands of people lost their lives so he sailed to Britain repentant and founded a monastery at Iona. He travelled all across northern Britain spreading Christianity. His life as a saint was documented by adamnan where he gives what […]

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WILLIAM THE ATHELING

William the Atheling (an Anglo-Saxon term meaning prince or of royal blood) was the only legitimate son of Henry I, King of England, son of William the Conqueror. Williams’s mother was Edith whose own father was Malcolm III King of the Scots and mother was St Margaret. St Margaret was the great Niece of Edward […]

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KING CANUTE THE GREAT

King Canute was an accidental king. If it wasn’t for another of our infamous kings he probably would never have even come to our shores. That King was Aethelred or Ethelred the Unready. Of course his name is not exactly what it seems, Unready meaning more ill-advised than unprepared and ill-advised he certainly was. For […]

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