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Staffordshire Hoard coming to Royal Armouries, Leeds from 27th May 2016

The Staffordshire Hoard

A selection will be on display at:
Royal Armouries, Leeds

27th May to 2nd October 2016

Programme of activities including hands-on archaeology sessions, storytelling, handling sessions, crafts, art and combat demonstrations… 432 more words

News

Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia

O potent Elfleda! Maid, men’s terror!
You did conquer nature’s self; worthy
The name of man!
More beauteous nature’s form of
A woman; but your valour shall secure… 170 more words

United Kingdom

Our First True Mercia Event

Borrowing a match format picked up from the Los Hermanos club in Tenerife, our first true Mercia Region event was played, at the earliest opportunity in the New Year, called the Scratch Fours. 342 more words

Pétanque

Warriors of the Storm (Book 9 of The Saxon Chronicles)

Kisah petualangan Uhtred of Bebbanburg berlanjut terus hingga buku ke-9 Warriors of the Storm. King Alfred sudah wafat dan kekuasaan di kerajaan-kerajan di Inggris dilanjutkan oleh putra-putrinya, Edward sebagai king of Wessex di Inggris selatan dan Æthelflæd sebagai penguasa Mercia. 719 more words

England

LADY GODIVA

Lady Godiva was a real person and lived in the twelfth century.

She was married to Leofric, Earl of Mercia and they lived in the small city of Coventry in the centre of England. 222 more words

Teaching

Mercia: First Minister Cahill's Election Victory Speech

Gentlemen, good afternoon. It is an honour to be re-elected as First Minister with another majority NLP government. However, this renewal of our mandate leaves us with much responsibility to carry out what we were elected to do.

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Nation

God-Man, Hero, Saint...

…“But the Angles were a British tribe, right? And the Saxons were German?”

We are back in Wen’s study after the half triumph of the first of our Glastonbury talks, which aside from a few timing problems, went as well as could have been expected in view of the weather and the somewhat intricate complications of the run up. 386 more words

Books