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Dec 25, 2018

MERRY CHRISTMAS! And what could be more festive than talk of pious Christians finally overcoming their pagan occupiers by clever use of marrying enemy Earls, raising a kick-arse nephew and stealing a corpse in the name of patriotism. 

Featuring:

Æthelflæd https://en.wikipedia.org/Æthelflæd

Tom Holland  @holland_tom Historian. New biography of Athelstan out now! Herodotus translator. Dinosaur lover. Hedgehog conservator. A 'leading English cricketer' - The Times tom-holland.org

Iszi Lawrence is a presenter of BBC's Making History and The British Museum Membercast. www.iszi.com and on twitter: @iszi_lawrence.

NEWS: A new series of BBC Radio 4 Making History Presented by Iszi and Tom Holland will be out in the New year listen on BBC Sounds and here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qxrc

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