Solitude was treated with suspicion in the Middle Ages. For most people it has only been a possibility in recent times.
Volume 71 Issue 3 March 2021
An armed uprising by a handful of religious extremists in Restoration London led to serious consequences for British and, ultimately, world history.
Puccini’s opera revealed misunderstandings and stereotypes on both sides of the East-West divide.
The resort to law was an integral and regular part of everyday life in medieval Britain – and not just for men. Town court records offer glimpses into the lives of hundreds of ordinary women, through the lawsuits they were involved in.