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Merry Christmas everyone!

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Dec 25, 2023Liked by Ed West

"the sort of family values which the Christians disapproved of..." luckily, this was the last time an English King annoyed Rome with his choice of spouse.

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Dec 25, 2023Liked by Ed West

FYI Saxons versus Vikings: Alfred the Great and the Birth of England, is available on Amazon, including a Kindle edition.

Thanks for an interesting history.

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Oh, so it’s... Romanes NON eunt domus!

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In my 1960s comp there was a mural of the angles/angels marketplace incident, though sadly no one ever explained what it was to us. We were in Yorkshire, too so would have been particularly interesting.

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Panettone!!?

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So Christianity was spread to a large degree by women. What about Islam?

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Thank you Ed. Loved this article. This era of history is so overlooked, which is a shame as it was so important in the shaping Europe and the rest of the world. I just ordered ‘Path of the Martyrs’!

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