Border Reivers and the Rescue of Kinmont Willie

Visit

http://englishhistoryauthors.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/the-reivers-and-rescue-of-kinmont.html?spref=fb

To read my post on the story of the Smailholm panel in the Great tapestry of Scotland project.

And who can say tell what the little circle in the top corner of the panel depicts and why might it be part of a Borders Reivers panel?

 

Answers on a postcard please! (Or just in the comments box below…)

Nelson’s uniform in Paris exhibition

Just had to post a link to this – Nelson’s uniform displayed along with others including Napoleon’s in an exhibition in Paris.

Strangely moving to read ‘they found that the empty sleeve, for the right arm Nelson had lost in battle eight years earlier, was only partly lined, to save money.’

http://www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2013/mar/27/nelson-french-uniform-show-paris-trafalgar