Category Archives: Lancaster I 1399 – 1461 Period

Hampshire’s Lancaster I 1399 – 1461 Period in History

Elvetham Hall

Elvetham Hall

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Hampshire Architecture

Elvetham Hall history is fascinatingly linked to the Seymour family and the Tudor royal family. The original house burnt down in the mid 19th century and a mighty Victorian Gothic mansion stands to replace it. Continue Reading

Agincourt and Michelmersh

Agincourt and Michelmersh

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Agincourt and Hampshire

Agincourt and Michelmersh The 12th/13th Century church of St Mary’s in Michelmersh would have looked out over the adjacent field, filled with the soldiers and archers who would be accompanying King Henry V to battle at Agincourt. Scattered in fields and villages north of Southampton, King Henry V started to gather his troops, ready to… Continue Reading

The Southampton Plot

The Southampton Plot

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series Agincourt and Hampshire

The Southampton Plot was a conspiracy against King Henry V, concocted elsewhere in England but whose final blows were to be dealt in the city of Southampton The Southampton Plot was an intrigue that occurred in Southampton in July 1415. Southampton in 1415 was for a city preparing for war. The Hundred Years War had… Continue Reading