Traders, Raiders, Settlers and Conquerors: England 700-1066

Traders, Raiders, Settlers and Conquerors: England 700-1066 This was the title of a highly successful continuing professional development workshop for around 30 secondary school teachers held at the King’s Manor, courtesy of the University of York, on Saturday 16th June 2017.   Jointly organised with the Historical Association it was delivered by 4 members of the…

Dealing with the recent past in St Maximin, Trier

Not only were the deeds of saints recorded in hagiographical sources; we regularly find traces of a local past as well. These traces can explain what elements of the past were important for a specific community. For example, in the following, I will argue that the Historia Miraculorum was written to justify a reform movement…