A manuscript visit and a look back at 2015

As we come to the end of 2015, it’s time for a quick look back over my year in Anglo-Saxon studies, and, of course, over this blog (so far). Although I have been on Twitter (as @For_the_Wynn) since 2011, it was this year that I started actively using it; I have been delighted to meet…

Betony, the miracle herb (or: all about Anglo-Saxon vomit)

So far, in this blog, I have mostly written about subjects of deep spiritual significance to the lives of pious Anglo-Saxons: solitary prayer, confession, the healing of the sick, and praying in the words of the great Fathers of the church. Today, I am going to write about vomit. Not, you might think, a related…