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A Good Birth
Helen Castor reveals how the moment of labour and birth was one of the most dangerous times for a medieval woman, with no antiseptics or anaesthetics available.
Professor Richard Fortey visits China to see a fossil site that has yielded remains of feathered dinosaurs and rewritten the story of the origin of birds.
2. The Age Of Conquest
Fergal Keane examines how the huge upheavals of Europe in the Middle Ages altered the story of Ireland irrevocably. Beginning with the Anglo-Norman invasion of Ireland in 1169, ...
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