History and legend of the seaways and byways
of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. Stories of the Kings of East
Anglia (and their daughters); memories of heroism and disaster;
details of events of the 1940s and the 1340s; and accounts
of towns, villages and hamlets from Tilbury to Kings
Lynn. Meet the Kings of East Anglia and their three crowns;
the Foulness parson who was a major influence on English literature;
towns and villages lost to the sea.
There are stories of battles on land and
at sea; the 1940 invasion of Shingle Street; legends of saints,
sinners and seafarers; the romance of Margaret Catchpole;
castle, churches, and leper hospitals; smuggling yarns; the
rise and fall of local enterprises; a few ghosts strut these
pages in fact all you need to know about the eastern
byways and seaways.