Located a short way along the Shotley peninsula, the village of Chelmondiston is notable for the hamlet of Pin Mill and views across the River Orwell. Rebuilt in the 1860’s, the local parish church of St Andrews lost its tower … Continue reading →
Corvus corone aka the carrion crow appears throughout ‘The Fressingfield Witch’. In fact, the book was nearly entitled ‘Crowfall.” The crow featured in The Fressingfield Witch was adopted as an unofficial family crest after the Witch Trials and was subsequently used to … Continue reading →
October 28, 2017
by Jacqui Beard Comments Off on The Fressingfield Witch
… and it’s here courtesy of Publishnation who have helped me hit my target date of publication by the end of October. The Fressingfield Witch is a work of fiction based on a series of factual events from the 1890’s. It takes place … Continue reading →
September 28, 2015
by Jacqui Beard Comments Off on Suffragist or suffragette?
Vote for Murder combines a true Victorian murder with a 1911 story of suffragism and census evasion. Both events were inspired by ancestors within my family tree. But what is the difference between a suffragist & a suffragette? Women’s suffrage … Continue reading →