Seven ditches – the last update (for now)

A bit of bad news yesterday gave me the impetus at long last to complete my quick-fire summary of non-coincidental instances of the term “seven ditches” from Europe and Asia. I hope it serves to demonstrate that there are grounds for believing that the name attached to the site of the execution cemetery on the Hog’s Back discussed in my first paper may be something more than a literal, numerical description of the titular earthwork.

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About Robert J S Briggs

Back to being a part-time early medievalist; Surrey born, London based, been known to travel
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