Filling the Gaps: Strathclyde and the Anglo-Saxons

Tim and I have been chatting about Strathclyde for longer than either of us would probably care to admit (even before his name was on the cover of any books!). So I was thrilled to tuck in with his latest book Strathclyde and the Anglo-Saxons in the Viking AgeĀ in the days running up to Christmas.... Continue Reading →

Medieval biological weapons

I picked up a book the other day about ancient biological and chemical weapons. I was a little surprised that it has a chapter on insect weapons. It not that I don't think insects can be a weapon, as we saw in my recent post on the defense of Chester, it's just that I didn't... Continue Reading →

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