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Quarantine is intended to protect, but it can also punish.
In Anglo-Saxon England a hill could be a dragon’s lair and a ditch the home of gods.
What does it mean to rebuild Notre-Dame?
The first pilgrim settlers to America tried, and failed, to settle in Newfoundland.
The past and future of punctuation marks.
Medieval women’s bodies were a battleground: they were either irretrievably sinful, or they were Christ-like.
The 1980 Protect and Survive booklet opened government plans to ridicule.
The Plague was not just a medieval illness.
Carving our names on great monuments is a millennia-old tradition, but why do we do it?
Britain’s National Parks are a forgotten legacy of postwar reconstruction.