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The English Civil War, its Fortifications and a ‘Modern’ Parliament?

The English Civil was one of those periods in history which is best known for the people who instigated it and the destruction wrought throughout the country.

Did Famine Destroy ‘Camelot’?

South Cadbury Castle is well known for its suspected association with King Arthur as the site of his infamous castle, Camelot. Excavations have shown that the site was indeed strengthened in the period formally known as the Dark Ages, at the time of the legendary Arthur

Study Archaeology? We Don’t Dig Dinosaurs

The reasons people choose to go into the field of archaeology are diverse. There is a need to get to know the people who came before us. This is a brief account of one such experience. Please note: This is a non-academic view!

The Vikings’ Finest Failure: Vinland and ‘The Field of Jellyfish’

How the Vikings played out a saga of epic exploration and experiment, only for the daggers of reality to seep in and perform their deadly craft as the noose of extreme indigenous un-rest and limited resources slowly cut the throat of the short-lived Viking colony in the New World.

Stonehenge – New theories about the origins of the stones

Stonehenge is a monument that has been standing for around 5,000 years, but new discoveries are overturning established theories about where the rocks used in its construction originated from.