Month: June 2014

Adding up 1255 and 1381

Derek Crosby, a PhD student in Medieval History at Queen’s, reflects on politicians’ and journalists’  recent uses and abuses of the medieval past During the Conservatives’ recent bluster about ‘Britishness’ and ‘British Values’ in education, the Magna Carta was evoked as an example of the latter, which leads this labouring doctoral student to believe that […]