Lincoln history

A Journey of a History Graduate

Twenty Years of History at Lincoln by Catherine Howlett       Studying History at The University of Lincoln was an amazing experience that shaped my understanding of...

Twenty Years of History at Lincoln

Twenty Years of History at Lincoln Dr Kate Hill The academic year 2019-20 marks the twentieth anniversary of the BA History at Lincoln, and we’re going to mark...

Thomas Becket as a medieval Jedi Knight

by Bethany Scard   2020 marks the 850th anniversary of the death of Thomas Becket and the 800th anniversary of moving his body to his new shrine in...

Tattershall Castle: The Rise of the Palatial Residence

By Samantha Ann Rose Brinded MA Postgraduate   Located in the Lincolnshire village of Tattershall, stands the aptly named, Tattershall Castle, a 15th Century brick building currently under...

Art History at the University of Lincoln

by Fiona Gillespie, Level 1 student, Art History and History As a first year student at the University of Lincoln I have found that taking the integrated Art...

The Rise of Lincoln Under the Vikings

By Joe Broderick Level 3 History Undergraduate Lincoln has seen many peaks and troughs in its fortunes, yet, these have led us to the present: where Lincoln seems...

Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum – Transport Festival 2018

By Liam Robinson, Level 1 Conservation Undergraduate Founded in 1959, The Lincolnshire Transport Museum is an independent museum, run by volunteers from the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society.  Their...

Lincolnshire’s Hobby Horses: A Mid-Winter Custom

By Liam Robinson, Level One Undergraduate Customs and rituals are important.  We mark days, seasons and special occasions in part to celebrate the passing of time. In rural...

The Superfluous Woman: Lincolnshire’s Lost Suffragist

By Samantha Ann Rose Brinded – Level 3 History Undergraduate 2018 marks 100 years since the first woman legally held the right to vote in Britain. This occasion...

How Typhoid Altered Lincoln’s Skyline

by Samantha Ann Rose Brinded – Level 3 History Undergraduate The city of Lincoln is famous for its magnificent 11th century cathedral which stands proudly atop the aptly named...