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Faversham has a magnificent collection of town charters dating from 1252 to 1685, many of which came to the town as a member of the Cinque Ports. It includes the copy of Magna Carta, acquired independently by the town in 1300. This is undoubtedly the finest collection of any town in Britain still...
We are delighted to announce the publication of our most recent title in the England's Past for Everyone series The Medway Towns: River, Docks and Urban Life by Sandra Dunster. Making an excellent addition to the EPE series each chapter covers themes, such as economics, politics and topography...
Dr Adam Chapman is our new Editor and Training Coordinator and will join our central office team at Senate House in London. Adam joins the VCH from the University of Southampton where he gained his doctorate on the role of Welshmen in English armies in the later middle ages in 2010. He has...
Blackheath: The nursery ground of organised sport in the UK The Locality and Region seminar starts the Olympic year with this stimulating - and perhaps controversial - paper to be given by Neil Rhind MBE FSA, the leading authority on the architectural and social history of Blackheath and...
For those of you who may have missed Sandra Dunster (Kent EPE project) on television last night you can catch up via iPlayer. Sandra helped comedian Alan Carr trace his roots and helped to uncover the mystery of his great-grand parents.