What were the influences that helped shape the expectations of the real-life prototypes of Chaucer’s Knight?
Nigel Saul remembers a historian who was one of the most distinguished medievalists of his generation.
Nigel Saul reviews 'one of the masterpieces of historical writing of our time'.
Nigel Saul reviews John Goodall's account of castle history.
Medieval knights were the sporting superstars and military heroes of their day, who performed before an adoring public in the tournament. Nigel Saul explains their appeal.
Nigel Saul reviews Edmund King's account of the civil war during King Stephen's reign.
Nigel Saul salutes his colleague’s achievement of 100 authored books on a wide range of historical subject matter.
Nigel Saul reviews a biography of Edward II.
Nigel Saul investigates the building of Salisbury Cathedral, the Gothic masterpiece built in double-quick time.
Nigel Saul explores a new general history of Dark Age Britain
Nigel Saul looks at a building which embodied much of England’s religious and political life in the later Middle Ages, and which staged the blessing of the Prince of Wales’s marriage on April 9th 2005.
Nigel Saul reads a major study of medieval popular culture and religion.
Nigel Saul examines two new theories surrounding the demise of the Plantagenet king.
Nigel Saul tells how, in spite of famines and visitations of the plague, conditions were better than ever before for those living in 1400.
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