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Georgian Classicism

England at the start of the 18th century was a mess. Churches had been defaced and often destroyed by Henry VIII’s Reformation, and the Civil War not only continued the vandalism, but the lack of money meant that very little had been built at that time. Towns and cities were crowded, filthy, falling down, and … Continue reading

Romans Changing Britain

From my previous post, it is clear that Romans changed little in the overall landscape of Britain, ie they did not do much deforestation. The Britons had already cleared much of the woodland, and developed a sophisticated agricultural system with different crops on a range of soils, and their methods were continuing to change and … Continue reading