Mercia

King David with his musicians: a page from the Vespasian Psalter, 8th century

To say this is a 'once in a generation' exhibition seems absurdly modest

17 November 2018 9:00 am

‘The barbarians drive us to the sea, the sea drives us to the barbarians; between these two means of death…

All hail Æthelflæd! The first Brexiteer

16 June 2018 9:00 am

The Anglo-Saxon queen who sent the Danes packing

Jeremy Corbyn isn’t like Caligula’s horse – he’s like Caligula

26 September 2015 8:00 am

Jeremy Corbyn has been compared to plenty of people over the past few months — a geography teacher, Michael Foot,…

Rediscover the venerable father of English history

15 August 2015 9:00 am

It might seem to some a bold move to base a book on any kind of journey at all when…