Volume 36 Issue 2 February 1986

New Light on Dark Age London

Stephen Williams investigates the excavations at Leadenhall Court of the surviving portion of Roman London’s Forum- Basilica.

Domesday Rebound

Domesday's facelift for its 900th birthday reflects modern scholarship's changing taste as well as the new priorities of conservation.

The Norman Impact

Ruthless militarists who extinguished a more thoughtful and sophisticated culture? Or synthesisers of genius who gave England a new lease of life in focusing its attention on Continental Europe? R. Allen Brown weighs profit and loss from the events of 1066.

The Angevin Empire

The Angevin Empire may have come about by a mixture of luck and calculation, but skill and respect for local custom were required for Henry II to preserve it intact.