Category: Arundel History Forum

Jul 21
Arundel Castle, the Dukes and the Earls: A Potted History

Arundel Castle is perched on top an outcrop of land overlooking the river Arun Valley…

Jul 20
Would the real Maison Dieu please stand up!

Originally published January 2015 In my last article I wrote about the ruins next to…

Jun 30
Arundel and the Assyrian link

Originally published July 2014 Nineveh (Pronounced Nin-e-ver).  One of the oldest and…

Jun 03
It’s Just Not Cricket?…

Originally published August 2016 Sitting here on a grassy bank looking across at what…

May 22
The Port of Arundel

It is believed that there was a small port in Arundel before the Norman conquest of…

Apr 26
A Brief History of Swanbourne Lake

Originally published in The Bell, June 2015 Swanbourne Lake lies in the lower part of…

Apr 19
Hiorne Tower – sheer folly, or is it?

Originally published December 2017 One typical definition of the word ‘folly’ says, ‘A…

Apr 12
Arundel during World War II

Originally published December 2017 It’s hard to imagine that the small historic town…

Apr 05
The Maison Dieu or the Blackfriars?

Originally published December 2014 Over the centuries, especially during the Middle…