Coming soon: the FeedSax virtual conference

In the shadow of this grim pandemic, archaeologists and historians have had few if any conferences to attend this year. So I’m delighted to announce that the FeedSax project, an ERC-funded research project at the Universities of Oxford and Leicester, will be holding its conference entirely online this winter: Mon 7th – Tues 8th December…

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Speed well the plough

Then cometh clerkys of Oxford and make their mone, For their school here they must have money, Then cometh the tipped-staves for the Marshalse, And saye they have prisoners mo than inough; Then cometh the mynstrellis to make us gle — ‘I praye to God, spede wele the plough.’ (from a medieval rhyme) In fact,…

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