March has two of the year’s most important anniversaries: the creation of the world and the creation of time.
Out of the Margins
Is the Buckinghamshire countryside tame commuter belt or wild border-country? It depends when you visit.
Winter has always been a time of heightened anxiety, but it may be easier to bear when we face it together.
The lessons contained in Ælfric of Eynsham’s Colloquy are impervious to time.
Historians often take creative liberties when setting the scene, but at what point does it become misleading?
Writing in troubled times, Julian of Norwich realised that consolation only has meaning if it takes pain seriously.
Age matters; events are experienced differently by young and old, but how do we find those differences in history?
As we take stock of the past year, the most famous event in English history reminds us of our inability to foresee the future.
Every history book, even when it is dispatched to the printers, is a work in progress, ready to be revised.
A young Anglo-Saxon woman with a taste for the finer things in life is the unlikely inspiration for a new pilgrim route.