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News of Fellows Congratulations to two of our Fellows who received OBEs in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list: Cecil Humphery-Smith (for services to education in genealogy and heraldry) and Thomas […]

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Weekly meeting report At this week’s meeting, Dr Elizabeth New gave Fellows a detailed account of the sights, sounds and even the smells of the chapel of the Jesus Guild, […]

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Weekly meeting report Using the household and probate inventories of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, this week’s speaker, Dr Elizabeth Goldring, has been able to pin down the probable date […]

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Weekly meeting report At this week’s meeting, Alan Ball told Fellows that cities were forever renewing themselves in a cycle of destruction and construction. Taking this as his theme, along […]

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Weekly meeting report At the 297th Anniversary Meeting of the Society, the President delivered her review of her final year in office. Professor Cramp used the occasion as an opportunity […]

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Weekly meeting report A significant new addition to the corpus of Anglo-Saxon painted figures ‘ only the second in situ figure known in the UK (the other being at Nether […]

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Weekly meeting report At this week’s meeting, held at the Blue Coat School, Chester, Dr Alan Thacker, FSA, gave a paper entitled ‘St W’rburh: the evolution of a regional cult’, […]

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Weekly meeting report Dominic Powlesland told Fellows at the Society’s weekly meeting on 18 March 2004 that Anglo-Saxon settlements used to be thought of as small and scruffy. Large-scale landscape […]

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Weekly meeting report This week’s meeting took the form of a ballot, during which Roger Bland, FSA, of the Portable Antiquities Scheme, exhibited the newly discovered coin of Domitian that […]

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Weekly meeting report The excavation of the 80-hectare (200-acre) site of Heathrow’s Terminal 5 has revealed an evolving landscape that demonstrates a remarkable degree of continuity from the mesolithic (6300 […]