A listener in Norway, who grew up near Halstead in Essex, wanted to know who built the round church at a nearby village - Little Maplestead. As reporter Ivan Howlett discovered, the church was the work of the Knights Hospitaller - Knights of the order of St John of Jerusalem - a medieval religious sect that, in the 19th century, was recognised by Queen Victoria and founded the St John Ambulance.
Local history hero
Rob Orland and his seven year-old son Stephen have put together an excellent website: Historic Coventry
Making History asked David Dawson, Head of Digital Futures at the Museums and Libraries Association, where people can get advice about building websites. He suggested the following sites: MLA Action UKOLN Good Practice Guide
Vanessa has presented science and current affairs programmes for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Discovery and has presented for BBC Radio 4 & Five Live and a regular contributor to the Daily Telegraph and the Mail on Sunday, Scotsman and Sunday Herald.
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