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And Always After That It Grew Much Worse

14 October 2016 marks the 950th anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. It is sometimes said that ‘winners write the history books’. However, some recently digitised accounts of the Battle of Hastings...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 13 Oct 2016

Fit for a King’s Sister

Looking for a story about an exiled princess who married a count called Drogo? Forget Daenerys: the real story revolves around Godgifu. Initial B from a Gospel-book, England (Canterbury?), 11th century,...
From: Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts on 30 Apr 2016

Henry III and Edward the Confessor

Edward the Confessor,   BL Royal 20 A II f.5 13 October is the feast of the translation of Edward the Confessor, spiritual patron of Henry III. In 1245, Henry began to rebuild Westminster Abbey in...
From: Magna Carta Research Project on 12 Oct 2014

Underneath and atop Oxford Castle, and a query about Dover

Last year after Leeds I embarked on a short tour of the country with two visiting academics, which netted me a number of medieval tourism photos. I’ve been meaning to stick some of these on the blog...
From: A Corner of Tenth-Century Europe on 11 Jul 2013

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