Category Archives: Statistics

SMSW 3 – a statistical perspective on Surrey’s early medieval coin corpus

Three posts in three days was always going to be a bit of an ask, especially when trying to write them around hosting a dinner party, attending a birthday and London’s premature celebration of Swiss National Day, and watching Chris Froome’s fantastic … Continue reading

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SMSW 2 – the reporting of Anglo-Saxon stirrup mount finds in south-east England

Your second dose of medieval mathematics moves away from history and place-names towards archaeology. The inspiration for this post came in the course of recent reading around the topic of “productive sites” and the interpretation of their artefactual profiles (for … Continue reading

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SMSW 1 – Surrey place-names in Anglo-Saxon charters

Among the many (too many) unfinished pieces of work I have “on the go” at the present time is the write-up of a talk I gave to the Surrey Archaeological Society’s Villages Study Group in a bitingly-cold village hall early … Continue reading

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Calculators at the ready – it’s Surrey Medieval Stats Week!

Having never been the greatest at maths when at school (I feel vindicated by my scepticism that GCSE-level algebra has real life applications in adulthood), it came as something of a surprise to discover subsequently that I’m quite partial to … Continue reading

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