The World of the Blue Bells Trilogy

The World of the Blue Bells Trilogy

Discover the world of medieval Scotland

Welcome to Books and Brews!  Over the last five months, I’ve been hosting Books and Brews with Laura Vosika on AM 950 here in the Twin Cities.  Each month, I’m joined by co-host Michael Agnew and a local author.  To read about more of our programs–and listen to them–CLICK HERE.   LISTEN to Books and Brews with […]

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We started the story… …of Inchaffray Abbey, and Bruce’s endowment to it in PART ONE, I talked about Bruce’s decision to give an endowment for a chapel to St. Fillan and a brief history of the early, awful months of 1306. In PART TWO, I got into the detail of the Battle of Dalrigh, which, […]

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So now we’ve laid some of the ground work, the background to Bruce’s Heavenly Help.  Bruce is at perhaps the lowest point of his life, not merely personally, but in the outlook for his country in its stand against England. . Indeed, Bruce had few followers.  The country was torn apart, Comyn supporters against Bruce […]

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The medieval mind saw things rather differently than many people today.  It was a world, I believe, where the physical and the supernatural, or spiritual, lived in…dare I say…communion?  No pun intended.  (But never look a gift pun in the mouth!)Other blog posts here have discussed saints and miracles.  And more will in the future.  […]

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