Volume 38 Issue 2 February 1988

Celtic Chain Reactions

Keith Nurse describes the warlike aristocracy uncovered by an archaeological finding in Yorkshire.

Margery Kempe and the Meaning of Madness

'Living high above her bodily wits' - but was the 'madness' of a 15th-century English gentlewoman divine folly, marital stress or the stirrings of a self-conscious feminist?