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Bulstrode

Cider

Posted on 10 February 2016 by Helen Nicholson

On my 'Gawainsmum' blog I have been commenting on the cider produced on the former Templar estates.

Transcriptions and translations on Wattpad

Posted on 25 January 2016 by Helen Nicholson

I've added some more transcriptions to Wattpad, with English translations: for Northumberland and Co. Durham, and Bulstrode in Buckinghamshire. I have also tidied up the transcription of some material on Essex and […]

Women workers on the Templars’ estates

Posted on 19 January 2016 by Helen Nicholson

A quick glance through the accounts of the Templars' estates while they were in King Edward II's hands suggests that there were very few women employed. The cook who made […]

Whatever happened to the Templars’ treasure?

Posted on 18 January 2016 by Helen Nicholson

... in England, at any rate, the king took it. Or at least he took some of it. At Temple Bulstrode in Buckinghamshire, the Templars had a 'tabula' (a wooden […]

Temple Bulstrode: cheese, butter and tallysticks

Posted on 15 January 2016 by Helen Nicholson

The Templars' manor of Temple Bulstrode was in Hedgerley parish in Buckinghamshire. Today the site is part of Bulstrode Park, open to the public only once a year, and famous […]