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Ecclesiastical History of the English People

The Ecclesiastical History of the English People (Latin: Historia ecclesiastica gentis Anglorum), written by the Venerable Bede in about AD 731, is a history of the Christian Churches in England, and of England generally; its main focus is on the conflict between the pre-Schism Roman Rite and Celtic Christianity. 5,385 more words

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EPA Licences

Message from June Ricketts

June would like to inform those of you who have applied for EPA licences that they are being processed by the EPA and as soon as June & Mike return from the USA they will forward them on to you.

Thank you.


Winter League - Final Table

Following the third and final round of the 2017-18 Winter League, the champions this year are Nottingham City PC with Chesterfield PC in 2nd place. Congratulations to them both. 34 more words


Mercia Winter League - Round 2

The results table below shows each club’s position following round 2 of the Winter League.


Review: The Empty Throne - Bernard Cornwell

4 of 5 stars

Series: The Last Kingdom 8

My version: Hardback
Historical Fiction England, Vikings
Harper Collins
Bought, signed

England is fractured, torn apart more by internal fighting than the threat of Viking invasion. 875 more words


The Battle of Winwæd and the Rise & Fall of Pagan Mercia

The Battle of Winwæd in 655 is a little known and sparsely recorded battle, yet one of critical importance to the social, political and religious evolution of the various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms from the seventh century. 1,692 more words

Medieval History