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Medieval universities and an unlikely friendship

April 23rd, 2015

Episode 209 of 285 episodes

Historian Hannah Skoda pays a visit to Merton College on Oxford to explore the origins of one of the world’s most famous educational institutions. Meanwhile, Anna Thomasson talks to us about her new book on the relationship between the artist Rex Whistler and the author Edith Olivier. Plus, we continue our First World War oral history series.