Virginia trip – Governor’s Palace

Hello my dear Amy’s Garden readers! This is Lydia Tyndall. Right now we are on vacation to Virginia. We are visiting Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. I will be posting updates as we go. Yesterday we flew from Springfield MO to Charlotte NC. Then after a super short layover (I mean running through the airportContinue reading “Virginia trip – Governor’s Palace”

How Shakespeare plays were originally performed

****** My name is Lydia Tyndall and I have another Miscellany article for y’all. William Shakespere was a playwright who lived in Elizabethan England. His plays have become quite famous but have you ever wondered how and where they were originally performed?    At first Shakespere’s plays were performed at a playhouse in London called theContinue reading “How Shakespeare plays were originally performed”

The Church in sixteenth century England

What’s up y’all? Lydia Tyndall here with another Miscellany article!!! ****** The sixteenth century saw many changes to the church and religion in England. In the year 1500 King Henry VII was the ruler of England. Like all the kings before him he was Catholic, and therefore all his subjects were Catholic as well.  InContinue reading “The Church in sixteenth century England”

The end of the Byzantine Empire

Lydia Tyndall here. I’ve got a Miscellany article. ****** For a thousand years the Byzantine Empire, which spread throughout much of the known world, was a powerful, influential domain. The capital Constantinople was its crown jewel. It had smooth roads, palaces, and schools. It was the center of the Eastrn Orthodox Church and had aContinue reading “The end of the Byzantine Empire”