How different might the first years of the English Reformation look if we try to view them forwards rather than backwards, remembering that the first generation of converts to reform were not early ‘Protestants,’ but late medieval Catholic Christians?
This new digital animation showing the development of London from its Roman beginnings, in 43AD, to the present day.
Andrew Bretz, who teaches English theatre and history at the University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University, created a series of videos for his undergraduate student in 2012.
The practice does much to illuminate 17th-century perceptions of honour whilst the justifications employed by the turncoats themselves reveal how they sought to defend their reputations with their contemporaries or for posterity.
Where did the phrase ‘a wolf in sheep’s clothing’ come from? And when did scientists finally get round to naming sexual body parts?
I am going to be talking about portraits of Queen Elizabeth. I have selected six that were painted over the course of her career to give you an idea of how she looked at various points of her career.
2011 is the 300th anniversary of the completion of Christopher Wren’s Cathedral. This coincides with the completion of an historic £40 million programme of cleaning and repair, in which the building has been comprehensively restored inside and out.
Beginning with the development of dictionaries in Early Modern England, Winchester discusses the project that would emerge that would attempt to detail every written word in the English language.