Welcome to my website. I am a medieval historian based in Wales with close links to a number of heritage and community organisations.
Latest Blog Posts
Amy and I set off to Mitchel Troy, just south of Monmouth, to look for this https://twitter.com/johnevigar/status/1716331933066572125 which the wonderful John Vigar posted on Twitter back in October. It’s a medieval church, probably... READ MORE
This is yet another of those ‘medieval forest boundaries I have walked past dozens of times without recognising them’ posts (see also https://www.heritagetortoise.co.uk/2022/11/forest-boundaries/, https://www.heritagetortoise.co.uk/2022/11/coed-rhiwr-ceiliog/, https://www.heritagetortoise.co.uk/2022/12/fforest-ganol/ ). Fforest Fach runs between the ridge of... READ MORE