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Subsequently he appeared frequently in religious art of the medieval period. COLLINS DICTIONARY OF SAINTS (2004)It is a medieval village with a classical square. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Egypt played an important role in the history of the medieval crusades. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His lectures on the early medieval period were always both entertaining and enlightening. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Medieval town planners clearly did not have Wi-Fi in mind. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Added to which, there was something positively medieval about his family background. A VERY ENGLISH DECEIT: The Secret History of the South Sea Bubble and the First Great Financial Scandal (2002)The medieval castle is the most romantic ruin in Cornwall. On the Trail of Merlin - a guide to the Celtic mystery tradition (1991)It is one of the country's best preserved medieval castles. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The villa is a former flax mill with a fantastic vantage point overlooking the town 's medieval castle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is also a swimming pool, bicycles for hire and nearby medieval villages and cathedrals to visit. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In the early medieval period, foot washing increasingly was seen merely as the supreme example of humility. Christianity Today (2000)Only by crossing the short bridge can you take in its natural grandeur and the maze of streets that make up the medieval town. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The university has the largest medieval history department in Britain and there is a full range of physical sciences courses. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Thick walls ring the medieval old town, rising from golden sands at low tides and surging surf at high. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At present a quarter of our sixth form study medieval history, in addition to those who take the modern history option. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There is a feeling of medieval intrigue about the landscape of oak and limestone peaks, each topped with a romantic ruined fortress. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the lake's edge is the finishing touch: a medieval castle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)On the doorstep are canoeing and a medieval castle, as well as bookshops galore and an ice-cream parlour. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We explored a bit before lunch, but there's something disconcerting about seeing a medieval village crammed with tourists and tacky art galleries. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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