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Saxons

Ostara and… the Easter Egg

17/04/2019 by Victoria Heward
Did you know, the Christian festival that we call Easter in English originally takes its name from a Saxon goddess called Ostara? But, who was Ostara and...

History: Fact or Fiction?

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
Historians have long debated whether King Arthur was a real person or just a hero of popular legend. Many of them think there was a real Arthur who lived...

Culture: The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

03/12/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1939, a series of mysterious hills were excavated in the English village of Sutton Hoo, East Anglia, and a number of graves, called burial mounds, were...