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Terrain and Topography: The Middle Ages as Home

On Friday I had a meeting on the Strand for The Academic Book of the Future Project. I decided to take the number 15 bus from my native East London, not just for reasons of practicality (it would essentially deliver me door-to-door for a modest sum, plus the weather was good for once, making the Tube… Continue reading Terrain and Topography: The Middle Ages as Home

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St Katharine’s by the Tower: London’s Forgotten Medieval Hospital

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will know that a while ago I said I wanted to write a guided walk around medieval sites in London. I started writing, but it soon became clear that it would be far too long for a single post! So in order to do each place justice… Continue reading St Katharine’s by the Tower: London’s Forgotten Medieval Hospital