Tom Holland is joined in the Making History studio by the archaeologist Professor Francis Pryor and historian Dr Julia Laite from Birkbeck College University of London.
Today: Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage joins Martin Ellis from Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery at Tattershall Castle in Lincolnshire which was saved for the nation in 1912 and paved the way for the Ancient Monuments Act of 1913.
Helen Castor examines the history of those on the edge of society by spending a Valentine's evening with the Winchester Geese in Southwark, London.
And, this week's "Making Historians" features the landscape historian Professor Tom Williamson from the University of East Anglia who takes us to Metroland
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Producer: Nick Patrick
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