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Christmas Cancelled? Nothing is new, ask the puritans of 1647 by Dr Rachel Foxley

In 2020 we are approaching Christmas with warnings ringing in our ears, as well as encouragement to celebrate – and that’s just from the Prime Minister, whose characteristically mixed messaging tells us to be jolly, but also to ‘be jolly … Continue reading

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A Historical Perspective on “Wolf Hall”: Thomas Cromwell and Thomas More Revisited

Dr Rebecca Rist, Associate Professor in Religious History, gives her thoughts on the BBC’s adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall.  No doubt many of us have been tuning in to watch the television adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall on … Continue reading

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