Mysterious lumps found at the bottom of a 7th-century burial ship have turned out to be bitumen from the Middle East. But how did they get there?
When the Normans conquered England, they brought their continental tastes with them.
The medieval English scholar was a devoted student of Computus – the calculation of the date of Easter.
Anglo-Saxon opposition to the Norman conquest lasted for years after the Battle of Hastings.
Reviving old remedies doesn't tell us anything we don't already know.