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Viking Age Stones at Bolton le Sands

In a previous post in July, I discussed how Dr Aaron Watson and I were invited to help the parish council of Holy Trinity church at Bolton le Sands, Lancashire, in recording their early medieval carved stone monuments and re-displaying them for the public and parish. 1,224 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology

How Medieval Medicine is Helping us Today – just history posts

Today, many people have very staunchly held beliefs on medicine and cures for all sorts of ailments. Some people rigidly champion ‘western’ medicine, only believing in the effectiveness of drugs pr… 11 more words


BBC History Magazine: the battle of Hengest's Hill

The September issue of BBC History Magazine is still on news-stands, featuring my article on forgotten battles of the Viking Age. I was delighted to make it onto the cover: 361 more words


‘Fair Rosamund’ – History… the interesting bits!

English history, Medieval History, Medieval WomenEleanor of Aquitaine, Godstow, Henry II, Richard I, Rosamund Clifford, Rosamund de Clifford, Woodstock

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Ashington Academy Challenge Week at Bamburgh Castle

Recently Brian Cosgrove and Catrina Clements of Ashington Academy brought three of their pupils, Liam Clark, Ethan Elliot and Ben Hardy up to Bamburgh Castle for Challenge Week. 595 more words

Bamburgh Castle