The miracle of Thomas Becket’s elbow and Robert Donat’s voice

On 29 December 1170, four knights loyal to King Henry II of England murdered Thomas Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury, in the city’s cathedral. Continue reading

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“Quod erat demonstrandum”, as Cicero used to say

Lorem ipsum has been the industry’s standard text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown typesetter assembled assorted words in Latin and, ipso facto, made a specimen book. Continue reading