Posted in response to Silver Threading’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday.
It has been 800 years since the Magna Carta was born.
As far as anniversaries go in 2015, this is probably the oldest one!
Luckily, it hasn’t gone unmarked. The British Library created an exhibition on the famous document named Manga Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. It opened on 13 March and closed on 1 September. It was the biggest pubic display on this document ever.
This is my most favourite Middle English songs. Continue reading Sumer Is Icumen In
If I’m ever given the choice, the historical places I tend to want to be transported to first and formost are medieval catherdrals.
Although I love all historical places – be it a Georgian stately estate, a medieval timber-framed building, or a Victorian church – but there’s something uniquely special about about medieval religious houses. Continue reading Transporting Places: Medieval Cathedrals
This week, the remains of King Richard III commenced the processed of reinterment to be reburied at Leicester Cathedral, nearly 530 years after he was killed at the Battle of Bosworth in 1485.
This is another Horrible Histories parody, performed by Jim Howick, in Episode 6, Series 3. Continue reading King Richard III