It's Halloween week! Are you a fan of things that go bump in the night? Do you like a bit of spooky or gruesome history? We are here to help!
After a successful year running my first year module The Medieval World 1200-1500, I'm delighted that this autumn I'm able to launch a year two module: Medieval Chivalry and its Afterlives. Chivalry is a popular topic with students interested in medieval society. Who hasn't been caught up in the romance of knights jousting for the... Continue Reading →
Lecturer in History Dr Rachel Moss gives us a peek at the first known Valentine's letter written in English. This post first appeared in a slightly adapted format on her blog. Every few years an enterprising reporter does a bit of googling and stumbles across the letter from Margery Brews to her suitor John Paston,... Continue Reading →