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The Legacy of Alfred the Great: A Winchester Chat

  The launch of the 2018 Heritage Open Days in Winchester provided the opportunity for an evening of reflection between Winchester medievalists and the eminent historian and broadcaster, Professor Michael Wood. On the agenda were ‘Why do the Anglo-Saxons Matter?’ … Continue reading

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“No History, Only Biography”

Professor Emerita of Early Medieval History at Winchester, Professor Barbara Yorke gave the Reuter lecture at the University of Southampton yesterday (5 June), in which she spoke about the challenges of writing biographies of “people, places and things”. Barbara, whose … Continue reading

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