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Front Cover of the Katherine wheel Journal April 2019
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue No.31 April 2019


Issue No. 31 April 2019

President’s Report  - Roger Joy

The Knight and the Mountain - Chris Mannion

Alphabetical List of Articles in the Katherine Wheel Journals -  Roger Joy
Pontefract Castle, John of Gaunt, King Richard II and the Liquorice Industry - Roger Joy
Chaucer and “The Book of the Duchess” -  Alan Castree
La Belle Swynford (A review on my first reading of Anya Seton’s Katherine) - Glenn James
The Diabolical Cruelties of Maria de Padilla - Roger Joy


Previous Issues of the The Katherine Wheel

The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue No.30 January 2019


Issue No. 30 January 2019

President's Report - Roger Joy

Meghan Markle's Descent from King Edward III of England

Some Reconstructed Castles - Roger Joy

Alphabetical List of Articles in the Katherine Wheel Journals

The King's Mistress, Alice Perrers - Roger Joy and Samantha Bourne

Philippa of Hainault - Samantha Bourne

Portugal, Joao the First, the Battle of Aljubarrota and Philippa of Lancaster - Roger Joy and Samantha Bourne


The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue No.29 November 2018


Issue No.29 November 2018

President's Report - Roger Joy

The Standard Bearer: Chapter Five - Roger Joy

Geoffrey Chaucer's Poem: The Romaunt of the Rose - Roger Joy

John Beaufort, Knight and Politician (c.1371-1410) - Samuel Cardwell

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Joan Beaufort (1379? - 1440) - Samuel Cardwell

Previous Issues of The Katherine Wheel

Front cover of The Katherine Wheel Journal July 2018
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue No.28 July 2018

Issue No.28 July 2018


President’s Report - Roger Joy

Future Plans for the Society AGMs and Study Days

The Chequered History of the Fair Maid of Kent - Roger Joy

An Unexpected Find! - Linda Salkeld

A Report about the Study Day at Tutbury Castle on 12 May 2018 - Roger Joy & Kat of Kat’s Hats

Photos from the 2018 Society Study Day

The Prioress of Fosse, Chapter VI, Parting Clouds - by Christopher Mannion

Some Notable Persons Associated with St. Alban’s and King’s Langley, Hertfordshire - Roger Joy

Duchess of Lancaster’s Ring? For Sale Once Again

Whatever Happened to the Medieval Baebes? - Roger Joy

Cover of the Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 27 April 2018
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 27 April 2018

Issue No. 27 April 2018


Chair’s Comments - Graham Coult

President’s Comments on Some Twentieth Century Etymology - Roger Joy

Henry of Grosmont, 1st Duke of Lancaster (1310 to 1361) - Roger Joy

Sylvia Joy’s First Reading of Anya Seaton’s ‘Katherine’ - Roger Joy

The Standard Bearer: Chapter Four: The Voyage to Seville, June of A.D. 1363 - Roger Joy

The Report of the third Pop-up Visit to Conisbrough and Pontefract Castles…and, in passing, a History of Castle Keeps - Roger Joy

John of Gaunt, John Wycliffe and the Making of the English Bible - Alan Castree

Pop-up Visit Number Four: The ‘Trilateral’ on Saturday 28 April 2018.  Grosmont Castle, Skenfrith Castle and White Castle, Monmouthshire - Roger Joy

Pop-up Visit Number Five: Saturday 30 June 2018, Dunstanburgh Castle, Northumberland and as an optional extra: The Sea Bird Cliffs at Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire - Roger Joy


Front cover of the Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 26 January 2018
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 26 January 2018

Issue No. 26 January 2018


Notes from the Chair; The KS Study Day & AGM
President’s Comments on ‘John of Gaunt’s Palace’ at Lincoln
The Three Wives of John of Gaunt: Part Three, Katherine Swynford
The Prioress of Fosse, Chapter V, The Feast of St Nicholas
Number Four in the Bestiary Series: The Caladrius
Competition Winner - What Caused Henry IV’s Mysterious Skin Condition - Dr Lucy Johnston
Preliminary Information for Pop-up Visit Four on 28 April 2018: Grosmont, Skenfrith and White Castles: The so called ‘Trilateral’
BESTIARI: Wild Animals in the Medieval World
The Report of the Second Pop-up Visit to Bodiam and Pevensey Castles

Cover of the Katherine Wheel Journal Number 25
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 25 October 2017

Issue No. 25 October 2017


Notes from the Chair

President’s Comments

A Brief Account of the First Society Visit

The Three Wives of John of Gaunt: Part Two, Constance of Castile

A Case of Mistaken Identity for Horston Castle, Derbyshire

Some Thumbnail Sketches of the Dukes of Beauforts and their Antecedents

Number Three in the Medieval Bestiary Series: Mandrake, Bryony and Belladona

Chapter Three of the Standard Bearer


Front cover of the July 2017 Journal
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 24 July 2017

Issue No. 24 July 2017

Who was John of Gaunt’s True Love?

Two Chairman’s Reports – Past and Present- Roger Joy and Graham Coult

The Three Wives of John of Gaunt: Part One, Blanche of Lancaster

The Prioress of Fosse

‘Here Be Dragons’ – an annotated Bibliography of the Beasts

Details of Society Visits this Summer

The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 23 April 2017
The Katherine Wheel Journal Issue 23 April 2017

Issue No. 23 April 2017

Chairman’s Remarks

Katherine Swynford Society Study Day and AGM 2017

Competition News

Leicester Castle, the Great Hall and St Mary de Castro

“Nefanda Pellice”: Thomas Walsingham’s Views on Katherine Swynford by Rhiannon Cox

Number One in a Medieval Bestiary Series: The Unicorn

Prescription: One Unicorn to be Taken Annually

The Standard Bearer, Chapter Two: Toledo in June of AD 1363

The Katherine Swynford Society Competitions

Phase One of The Hundred Years War: 1337 to the 1360s