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Travel Costs

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An amusing little distraction for Christmas – whether you, dear reader, have spent this year travelling in the most cost-effective manner. Let us imagine that two adults wish to travel from suburban northern Newport…

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Clocks

Tuesday’s lecture to the first year students included a passing reference to the mechanical clock built at St Alban’s Abbey between around 1327 and 1336 by Abbot Richard of Wallingford (c. 1292-1336) (see J. D. North, ‘Wallingford, Richard (c.1292–1336)’, Oxford … Continue reading

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Women-only carriages

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This came up in 2015, when I wrote a long blogpost trying to delicately dismantle it that, in the end, I didn’t hit “post” on and which you have, therefore, not read. Anyway, it…

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At the start of term …

Trying to sort out all sorts of administration at once, I came across this document that I produced in around AD 2000 when I was examinations officer in History & Welsh History at this University (I’m now chair of the examination … Continue reading

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Conference in Honour of Denys Pringle 17-18 September 2016: Conference Details and Registration

This link can be reluctant to work … Visit the post for more. Source: Conference Details and Registration

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The State of Crusade Studies: An Interview with Dr. Helen J. Nicholson

Among modern crusade historians, few are as respected as Helen J. Nicholson. Indeed, as Professor of Medieval History at Cardiff University, where she has taught for more than twenty years and serv… Source: The State of Crusade Studies: An Interview … Continue reading

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