Kings Langley actually means ‘long meadow of the King’ and its proximity to London and also to Berkhamsted Castle, where William the Conqueror was actually offered the Crown of England by the defeated Saxon lords in 1066, meant the local area has a long and very rich history. The village church still famously holds the tomb of the very first Duke of York and the entire country was run from the Royal Palace in Kings Langley at the time of the Black Death, which during the 14th century Plantagenet period actually had a friary church recorded at the time as greater in size and splendor than Westminster Abbey itself!!
Sadly all the old royal buildings were razed to the ground by Henry V111 during the Dissolution of the Monasteries - but of course all the atmosphere and old spirits remain! No wonder then that my career as a published writer began with history books….
Sherry: I can certainly see why you would want to live there. It is gloriously beautiful, as far as the eye can see! What forms do you favor most, Scott?
From being enveloped in darkness.
Sherry: We wish you well with it. You are very productive, Scott. And you are impressive at marketing your work. Most poets hate that aspect of publishing. I stumbled by sheer accident on your wonderful Gallery of rather spectacular photographs. They indicate you have done considerable traveling in your life. Is there one place that stands out, that you would return to again and again?
Sherry: You re most welcome, Scott. I have enjoyed it as well. All the best with the release of Angel Voices.
Wasn't this a lovely visit, kids? The places Scott has seen! Wow. Do come back and see who we talk to next. Who knows? It might be you!