Monthly Archives: October 2016

Best Undergraduate Dissertation 2016

Susanah Owen, one of our most recent graduates, has just been awarded joint first prize in the History of Parliament competition for the best undergraduate dissertation presented in 2016 on a subject relating to British or Irish parliamentary or political … Continue reading

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Staffordshire Hoard Month at Keele

The discovery of the Staffordshire hoard in 2009 has brought the county into an unusual prominence in matters ‘Anglo-Saxon’. For historians the well-known Mercian hole is not that in which the hoard was discovered but the gap which features in … Continue reading

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Skeleton 16 from Hulton Abbey

Skeleton 16 excavated at Hulton Abbey outside Stoke on Trent in the early 1970s has become something of a celebrity. Traditionally identified with a member of the Audley family who were patrons of the Cistercian house, the remains have more … Continue reading

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