James IV of Scotland

The Flowers of the Forest On this day in 1513, James IV of Scotland, along with other Flowers of the Forest, was killed in the battle of Flodden. The Scottish army, led by James, was taking advantage of Henry VIII’s absence in France, but they were resoundingly crushed by a militia organized by Katherine of…

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20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

I thought I’d start today’s show off with a quote by Beverley Nichols from his book, Sunlight on the Lawn: “Why do insurance companies, when they want to describe an act of God, invariably pick on something which sounds much more like an act of the Devil? One would think that God was exclusively concerned…

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