The Wihtwara – ancient people of the Isle of Wight

By Jan Harper Whale Editor’s introduction: Jan Harper Whale has extensively researched the history of the Wihtwara people of the Isle of Wight, which lies off the south coast of England. The first of her trilogy of books was published in 2017 – see links further below. Here, the evidence for the Wihtwara is set…

Perspectives: King Arthur

King Arthur is known to us today as a legendary British leader who led the defence of Britain against the Saxon invaders in the 5th and 6th centuries AD. It was apparently a time of chivalric knights in shining armour, and elegant women in medieval castles. But much of Arthurian legend comes from Geoffrey of…