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An Offa that can be refused? Mercia's past of might and memory

Offa’s Dyke is sixth century, not eighth century?

Here at Archaeodeath I rarely post responses to breaking archaeological news, and at first glance this news does not relate to the archaeology of death and memory. 823 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Seminar CLX: John Blair's Ford Lectures, III

Returning to a thread after our short diversion to Lotharingia, the next paper I went to in my massive backlog of such reports was the third of… 1,267 more words

Institutions

A Mercian Genealogy

I was trying to decide what to write on this week and it was really quite challenging, I think, because there is so much good stuff packed into the Fitts for this week. 344 more words

Beowulf

A little about the Dobunni

Hello everyone.  As many of you heard, I am starting a new series besides the Peers of Beinan:  historical fiction stories for children about inspiring women in history. 315 more words

Behind-the-scenes

Cheshire

CHESHIRE   (Ches).

County of western England, the northernmost county on the borders with Wales.  Because of its proximity to Manchester and Liverpool it is generally regarded as part of northwest England, though the southeast of the county is close to Stoke-on-Trent and thus the Midlands. 852 more words

England

A currency-issuing regional government in the Midlands

In reply to a post on another website advocating regional government for the Midlands, Fleetwood’s Ken Palmerton responds to the last post: “Why not the Midlands indeed! 359 more words

Banking And Finance