University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Birthe Kjolbye-Biddle

England’s Premier Abbey

The Medieval Chapter House of St. Albans Abbey, and its Excavation in 1978

By: Martin Biddle and Birthe Kjolbye-Biddle

Twenty miles northwest of London, the great highway of Watling Street passes through the Roman city of Verulamium, the second largest town of the province of Britannia. Known already to Tacitus, writing at the beginning of the 2nd century A.D. about the events of Boudicca’s revolt in A.D. 60, as a municipiu, Verulamium continued to […]