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

Time future contained in time past

According to BBC News (12 September 2012) the world’s first colour moving pictures dating from 1902 have been found in Bradford after lying forgotten in an old tin for 110 years. That’s 417 years less than Richard III (1452-85), also recently discovered lying forgotten in Leicester. Continue reading Time future contained in time past