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An audacious plan to install an English saint as the patron saint of Ireland.
The anniversary of the abolition of slavery reminds us how visible the memory of Britain’s slave trade remains.
Recent government proposals are merely the latest in a long history of hostility.
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.