Anglo-Saxon saints and British slave-owners
Janina Ramirez introduces some remarkable medieval religious figures, while David Olusoga talks about his new BBC TV series on Britons’ connections to slavery
Oxford historian Janina Ramirez picks out some of the most remarkable saints from the early medieval period. Meanwhile, historian and broadcaster David Olusoga talks to us about his new BBC Two series Britain’s Forgotten Slave Owners. Plus, this episode includes an audio version of an article from our August 2015 magazine.