Thursday, 25 November 2021
A Roman villa in Rutland
The BBC News website has a report today which alerted me to the discovery of the site of what was clearly a substantial and cultured Roman ...
Monday, 22 November 2021
Men’s fashion style 1000 -1500
In my last post I linked to a piece by the Welsh Viking about the Sutton Hoo helmet. I came across that from looking at another post by him...
Sunday, 21 November 2021
The Sutton Hoo Helmet - a reinterpretation
I came upon a video by The Welsh Viking - who was new to me but has produced a range of such things, especially in connection with re-enact...
Saturday, 20 November 2021
The reredos of All Souls College
Christopher Howse writes with his usual elegant perception about the reredos of the chapel of All Souls College in his regular Sacred Myste...
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
Bishop Edward King
Bishop Edward King Spy cartoon of 1890 Image: Wikipedia This afternoon I...
Tuesday, 16 November 2021
The martyred Abbot of Glastonbury
Yesterday was the anniversary of the martyrdom of the last Abbot of Glastonbury, Richard Whiting O.S.B. together with two of his monks in 15...
The website History Debunked has an insightful and thought-provoking video about the modern assertion that there were sub-Saharan Africans ...
Friday, 12 November 2021
In the teeth of the evidence
As often happens I chanced unexpectedly upon a short article published on Ancient Origins almost four years ago and which raises some inter...
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