Pouring Bees On Vikings
MERRY CHRISTMAS! And what could be more festive than talk of pious Christians finally overcoming their pagan occupiers by clever use of marrying enemy Earls, raising a kick-arse nephew and stealing a corpse in the name of patriotism.
Iszi Lawrence is a comedian and podcaster and host of BBC's Making History and presenter of The British Museum Membercast. @iszi_lawrence.
MAKING HISTORY IS BACK ON RADIO 4 IN THE NEW YEAR!
You can still catch up on iplayer, BBC Sounds or download the podcast here. In the previous series I've investigated icy prisons, poisonous plants, pre-reformation pews and Women's Victorian public toilets - or lack thereof
The new series will look at Greenwich Meridian, (The line I’m jumping over in the picture), Stonehenge, Welsh people in Scotland and lots more!