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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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Horse theft!

In the winter of 1308–9 one of the affers or draught horses was stolen from the Templars’ manor at Bulstrode in Buckinghamshire. Some people have no respect for law and order. (With thanks to Phil Slavin for the photo of … Continue reading

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UKIP and the M4

Originally posted on Official Gawain Blog:
Nigel Farage, leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, has tried to get to Port Talbot. For some reason he drove, rather than taking advantage of the 2hr 37minute train journey from London Paddington…

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Medievalism Transformed: The Dead of Night

On Friday 6 June 2014 I was at Bangor University, giving the keynote lecture at this year’s ‘Medievalism Transformed’ conference. This is an annual interdisciplinary postgraduate event at Bangor University and this year’s theme is ‘The glory and the glore of … Continue reading

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