Monthly Archives: October 2012

THE AGE OF ARTHUR: PART SEVENTEEN

This is the seventeenth-part of our discussion of Britain in the so-called Age of Arthur: the 5th though the mid-6th Century A.D. It is a fascinating period, with the Classical civilization of Greece and Rome giving way to the Germanic … Continue reading

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THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS: 1066 A.D.

THE YEAR OF THE THREE KINGS Today is the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings. Called by many historians one of the “Decisive Battles of History”, Hastings was the culmination of years of dynastic intrigue surrounding the English throne; following … Continue reading

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