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Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-08-21 08:38
Arts Minister Estelle Morris has deferred the export of the Macclesfield Psalter, a 14th century manuscript from East Anglia, to its purchaser, Los Angeles' Getty Museum, to give British bidders an opportunity to gather the funds to purchase it.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2004-08-19 19:23
Michael Lewis, a 14-year-old from Taunton who has joined a jousting re-enactment company performing at a castle in Devon, may be the youngest person in Britain to perform in jousting displays.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Mon, 2004-08-16 15:13
Leading edge forensic science has been used to reconstruct the face of the Anglo-Saxon woman known as Mrs Getty.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-07-25 09:47
Deveoplers working at Old Feather's Pub on Lordsmill Street in Chesterfield, England, have discovered evidence of a Roman fort.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-23 20:17
Archaeologists are celebrating the discovery of a huge Roman villa near Swindon, England as "one of the most important Roman sites in England."
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-07-20 12:08
Grizel reports that a medieval pub owned by the family of a friend was struck by a hit-and-run driver and nearly destroyed.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-07-09 10:49
A life-size painting of St. George dating from the Middle Ages has been discovered in St Cadoc's Church in Llangattock Lingoed, South Wales.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-07-03 08:40
Italian authorities have installed new security gates to help safeguard the Learning Tower of Pisa from terrorist attack.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-28 18:05
The Archdruid of Wales has called for Stonehenge to be returned to his country.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-06-26 10:14
The work of updating a revised version of the Anglo-Norman Dictionary -- which will probably take until 2019 to complete -- will go just a little faster, thanks to a grant of over three quarters of a million U.S. dollars.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-06-25 19:25
The demolition of a garage in Gloucester will enable the original cloister of the Blackfriars Priory to be restored.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-21 15:04
Two skeletons in a 1200-year-old cliff-face cemetery have been discovered in Pembrokeshire, Wales by archaeologists lowered on ropes.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-21 15:02
The remains of three gun positions of an artillery fort have been discovered in Hull, England.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-06-19 15:21
Archaeologists working on a timber trackway at Llancynfelyn, near Talybont have discovered the remains of a 3rd century Roman industrial site beneath it.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-06-19 12:31
A portrait of Mary Tudor will go on display in Winchester Cathedral June 30, 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-06-17 11:21
New owners of the cave where the remains of the "Wookey Witch" were discovered fear the results of an ancient curse and want them back.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-06-14 16:34
The Cambridge Online Latin Project is giving thousands of British schoolchildren the chance to study Latin and making them enjoy the experience.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-06-13 13:52
An archaeological dig in Kent, England has uncovered a Roman bath house.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Thu, 2004-06-10 19:16
Author David Crystal claims that movie characters such as Yoda and Gollum are excellent examples of non-standard English usage to teach children.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-05-29 09:45
Nathan Duffield, a 10-year-old student from Milford Haven, England, has discovered a 600-year-old ring with a metal detector.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-24 23:41
An Iron Age punch dating to the 4th century C.E. may be the oldest European example of alloy steel yet discovered.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-23 15:21
A new radio series on England's BBC Four looks at life in Ango-Saxon England at the time of the Norman Conquest.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-05-17 21:39
Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is showing signs of age and may need preservation.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-16 08:45
A 1539 map by Swedish cartographer Olaus Magnus surprises scholars with its depiction of the North Atlantic Ocean.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-05-02 13:28
A new DNA study shows that genetic differences between Scots and the English may be greater than expected.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-16 10:20
A second ghostly image of a face has been discovered on the back of the famous Shroud of Turin
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-04-09 15:18
A new exhibit of items excavated outside Carlisle Castle near Hadrian's Wall demonstrates that Roman soldiers fought a different kind of foe - lice.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-04-03 14:30
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-04-01 18:47
A man digging a fishpond in his back garden in Thornbury, South Gloucestershire, England, was amazed to find a treasure hoard of 20,000 4th century Roman coins.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-03-31 19:58
A fire at Greece's 12th century Serbian Orthodox Hilandariou Monastery destroyed parts of the monks living quarters but spared the monastery's collection of relics, manuscripts and icons.