The Lea Valley – Cheshunt to Waltham Abbey
When Gytha Thorkeldóttir (who is she?) offers to William the Conqueror gold equal to the weight of her now dead son, he refuses to turn the body over. So it’s […]
The Lea Valley – Hertford to Ware
The river Lea is an ancient river. It’s name is thought to have derived from a Celtic name for a deity. It is one of the largest rivers in London, […]
Hertford – The Story of the She Wolf
#Hertford, by the #RiverLea, is under an hour away from #LiverpoolStreetStation. And in this idyllic town from #Saxon times I uncover the story of one of its owner, and then prisoner, of its once-upon-a-time castle.