Mercedes Rochelle

Capable and ambitious – a combo that made Godwine a power-broker in Anglo Saxon England

Today, I am hosting Mercedes Rochelle on my blog. She is presently doing a Coffee Pot Book Club tour named The Last Great Saxon Earls. Who these earls were? Well, Ms Rochelle concentrates on one family, the Godwines, which essentially means we’re talking about the last Anglo Saxon king of England. But events were set […]

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Blog tour: A King under Siege – Ms Rochelle’s take on Richard II

Today I am happy to yet again work with The Coffee Pot Book Club and host a stop on Mercedes Rochelle’s blog tour for her book A King Under Siege. This book is set in the late 14th century, and as evidenced by Ms Rochelle’s posts about the various movers and shakers in the period,

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Much Medieval Mayhem – how Shakespeare inspired a fascination with all things medieval

It is Tuesday again, and today’s guest is Mercedes Rochelle, a lady with quite the interesting combination of skills. After all, building your own log cabin reasonably requires a lot of skill, as does gardening—especially when you’re aiming for a natural garden, i.e. one that as much as possible resembles the natural habitat. Mercedes has

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