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York Mystery Plays: A Selection in Modern Spelling

Edited and Introduced by Richard Beadle and Pamela King
Country: Great Britain
Genre: Drama
Years: 14th Century
Edition Read: Oxford World’s Classics, 1987 cover design. 673 more words


Walkin' in south Leicestershire

Spring is gathering a pace…I fear it is just a little too unseasonal at the moment but that is not going to stop me enjoying this early spring sun and a little warmth.   98 more words


Tea Break

On the way home from London yesterday we stopped off at Canons Ashby in the heart of the Northamptonshire countryside for a cup of tea and a piece of cake.   6 more words


The Earliest English Poems


Translated, Edited and Introduced by Micheal Alexander
Country: Great Britain (Pre-England)
Genre: Poetry
Years: 600AD – 1000AD
Edition Read: Penguin Classics, Third Edition. 1985 cover design. 651 more words


The Polyphonic Lais of Guillaume de Machaut : Overview + Recordings

Fourteenth-century France exhibits the effects of an era grappling for an identity through its language, poetry and music. Amidst intellectual rigidity and diurnal despair, this transitional period enfeebled by medieval traditions yet aspired to humanist artistry. 1,260 more words

Listening Diary

Should we judge history by our moral standards?

Today I pose a question. I’m not entirely sure I will be able to answer it without resorting to writing a novella length essay on the subject but I pose it all the same and maybe it will make you re-think your position on some of the discussed matters. 1,616 more words