Peter Sargent's Work
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Peter writes stories that bring East Anglian history to life. He is the author of two books – A Moment in Time and A Place in History – each containing 50 short stories about the people, places and events that put this region on the historical map.
In these entertaining and informative books we meet saints and sinners, soldiers and scholars, kings and commoners as well as reformers and rakes. Vibrant tales about real people and the impact they made on their times.
Join former journalist Peter on a 2,000-year journey through the colourful and exciting stories that made the East Anglian region unique.
Read more about Peters career in journalism in his biography.
Do you want to read a short, quirky story from this day in the Norfolk Annals?
In Upper Sheringham church you will find a mysterious carving. It depicts a mermaid, and reflects one of the most alluring myths that has haunted men’s minds for centuries. Another fishy tale. . . Mermaids, as we understand them, are mythical creatures from the sea with a woman’s head and torso and a fish’s tail. […]
Although I only published my first book at the age of 52, I’ve been writing stories all my life. So I suppose it’s been a long time coming. A lot of us could say the same thing. We all have a book or two in us.
Anglian Annals will be published in September, 2019 with an official book launch in the book department of Jarrold department store in Norwich on Saturday, September 21 at 1pm. You’ll have a chance to meet the author and hear excerpts from the new book.
In October 1600 two men met in a deadly duel outside Norwich’s Ber Street gates. The result was a severed limb, and a scrap that went down in Norfolk legend.