Assuming that England needs a patron saint, should St George be replaced by St Edmund? Another campaign is apparently now being orchestrated for the latter by Suffolk partisans. Edmund is said to have two advantages
Catherine Fletcher recently posted a comment on this blog on how book covers sell history. As she pointed out, what you should usually judge by its cover isn't the book, it's the publisher’s marketing team.
Today marks the start of the 28th Jorvik Viking festival: a week of Viking-themed activities (well, Viking-lite, since pillaging and rapine is thankfully excluded by Health and Safety), all focused on the Jorvik Viking Centre. Renowned