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God, Caesar and Robin Hood: How the Middle Ages were Built

Gresham College

When the English nation rose out of the ruins of the Roman Province of Britannia, people remained obsessed with their Roman past. Seismic social and political change in 1066 barely upset the vision of patrons and architects and Rome remained England's cultural capital driving the imagination of its architects. This is a part if the series of lectures, 'God, Caesar and Robin Hood: How the Middle Ages were Built': The English Middle Ages saw the construction of some of the world's greatest buildings, structures that still shape our towns, cities and countryside and mold our national identity. These four lectures give a controversial new view of how medieval England was built starting with the departure of the Romans and ending with the Reformation.

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