A Day for All Souls? Remembering the Middle Ages Today
Updated: Nov 3, 2020
In the season of the dead, there are many spectres who have a claim to our attention. In a week’s time Britain will fall briefly silent in memory of the Commonwealth’s fallen soldiers on Remembrance Sunday, to be followed shortly afterwards by the Armistice Day commemorations of World War One.
This year, the war dead may have to compete for space in our thoughts with victims o