Today the Ocelot Blog Hop begins in earnest. I get the party started with an interview with Tom, one of the principal characters from Jennifer C Wilson’s novella The Last Plantagenet?, in which a present-day young woman called Kate finds herself transported back in time to the summer of 1485, to the court of King Richard III in the weeks leading up to the Battle of Bosworth.
Welcome, Tom. It is good to meet you in person.
When you first met Kate, you told her that you’d been with King Richard for years, since before he was king. What did you do before then, and how did you come to be part of his household?
I certainly fell on my feet here. I grew up near Middleham you see, but when my father died, well, there were no other options available. I went to the castle, found work, and when…
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