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Archaeology As Sideshow: Digging Up the Dead

I wanted to be a lot of things when I was little: superhero, paleontologist, CHiPs officer, fireman, Jedi, wizard, pope, etc.  One of my more lasting pipe dreams however, was to become an archaeologist, and that early interest in archeology has stayed with me lo these many years later.   619 more words

Church

The Suitor

  1. The Return (A Suitor and Lear, unknown narrator, Amos/Micah, Lear’s Fool. End with Lear.)

    Sir, I come to ask for your daughter’s hand.

    The serpentine?

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Poetry

Richard III in Leicester: A People's Burial-place for a 'People's Prince'?

What follows may cut no ice with folk who believe that King Richard III should be buried elsewhere; but since exploring the locale, I’m convinced that St Martin’s Cathedral in Leicester is an appropriate, indeed special, place for him to lie. 940 more words

History Matters

LAMDA

I’ve started a new course. It’s called LAMDA performance award. It’s named after the very prestigious London Drama school LAMDA. Essentially it’s a monologue performance. But there is much more to it, you can do a level that you feel is achievable with your abilities. 212 more words

Drama

History Links: Medieval Manuscripts, Wills, and Victorians

This edition of History Links is rather long, because I just kept finding links I had stashed somewhere. GO FORTH AND PROCRASTINATE.

A COURSERA COURSE ON MAGNA CARTA… 656 more words

TV

An update

Thankyou to those who read our post “The explorer and the Clarence descendent”. We now know that, just like Richard III himself, there is a facial reconstruction of Bartholomew Gosnold. 8 more words