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On Sunday, wanting to escape both research and the furnace-blast of London’s heat-wave, I walked through the woods at Kenwood House, recently of Hollywood fame as home to Dido Belle, daughter of a slave, Maria – and niece of the … Continue reading
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Went today to see the lovely Roman ruins at St Albans, or Verulamium as it was known from C1 AD when the Romans were rampaging about making a nuisance of themselves/in cahoots with the locals (depending on which academics’ arguments/the … Continue reading
As part of the far too random reading I’ve been doing for my dissertation I stumbled on a fascinating detail of ancient history: apparently* elephants took part in the siege of Colchester in AD43. Somewhere outside the town, the Roman … Continue reading