Anna Markland

About me

Anna Markland is a Canadian author with a keen interest in genealogy. She writes medieval romance about family honour, ancestry and roots. Her novels are intimate love stories full of passion and adventure. Following a successful career in teaching, Anna transformed her love of writing and history into engaging works of fiction. Prior to becoming a fiction author, she published numerous family histories. One of the things she enjoys most about writing historical romance is the in-depth research required to provide the reader with an authentic medieval experience.

From my website

Women’s Education in the 19th Century by Caroline Warfield

I am pleased to welcome Caroline Warfield to my blog today. Her topic resonates with us still today. Good to be here, Anna. Malala Yousafzai won the world’s admiration—and a Nobel Prize—for the radical and courageous act of demanding education for girls. We in the West reacted in horror at…

The Collapse of the Peace of Amiens  by Georgie Lee

I’m delighted to welcome Georgie Lee as my guest today. Great to be here, Anna. In March 1802, France and Britain signed the Treaty of Amiens, ending the war that had raged between the two countries since 1793. It was a time of great excitement for both France and England.…

Anniversary of The Battle of Hastings

948 years ago this week, William the Conqueror scored a decisive victory at Hastings in Sussex. This event changed the course of English history and English life forever. Here’s video of a reenactment of the battle that took place on the 940th anniversary. In my novel, Conquering Passion I describe…

 
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