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Article published: ‘St Edmund versus St Francis? Saints and Religious Conflict in Medieval Bury St Edmunds’

My article ‘St Edmund versus St Francis? Saints and Religious Conflict in Medieval Bury St Edmunds’ has just been published in the journal Downside Review. The article focusses on a … Continue reading

June 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

Lithuania and Britain: an entwined history

Although Lithuania and Britain are over 1600 km apart, the two have a surprisingly rich history of contact that long pre-dates the settlement of over 100,000 Lithuanians in Britain (as … Continue reading

June 17, 2020 · 2 Comments

Talking history and commemoration on BBC Radio Suffolk

This afternoon I spoke on BBC Radio Suffolk about issues connected with history and commemoration in the wake of the destruction of a statue of slave trader Edward Colston in … Continue reading

June 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Contract signed with Cambridge University Press: Witchcraft and the Modern Roman Catholic Church

I have just signed a contract with Cambridge University Press to write a book for the press’s new Elements Series, entitled Witchcraft and the Modern Roman Catholic Church. Witchcraft is … Continue reading

June 3, 2020 · Leave a comment