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Anglo-Saxon Portraits

Series of portraits of ground-breaking Anglo-Saxon men and women from the era between 550 and 1066AD

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The Peasant Farmer, Three 'Alpha Females' and Lawmakers

Three significant Anglo-Saxons: the peasant farmer, three 'alpha females' and lawmakers.

Today 22:15 BBC Radio 3

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The Beowulf Bard

11/30 Nobel Prize-winner the late Seamus Heaney's portrait of the great Anglo-Saxon Beowulf bard

Yesterday 22:45 BBC Radio 3

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