Many thanks for posting this! I agree that it seems an unusual thing for English Heritage but it's good to see some widening of content. :)
Now if only I could make it to the UK for the event, lol!
-Marcus Cassius Julianus
--- In ByzantiumNovumCulture@yahoogroups.com, Timothy Dawson <timothy@...> wrote:
> I was interested, and, frankly, a little surprised, to find that there
> will be an event at an English Heritage property based on the visit of
> Manuel II Palaiologos to England in 1400.
> English Heritage is not admitting to that in their own publicity. I
> imagine because they think it might well put visitors off. (This *is*
> meant to be a serious comment. The utter parochialism of many of the
> English is astonishing.)
> But at least once they are there a few might have their horizons
> widened a little.