CONTENTS ISSUE 336
FENI'UIIES 18 HENRY I AND READING ABBEY
Searching for the other car-park king Recent suggestions that the tomb of Henry I, buried at Reading Abbey in 1136, may have been found beneath Reading Gaol 's car park have yet to be proven, but a new study investigates the latest research on the king's burial and his influence on one of medieval Britain's most prominent abbeys.
28 IRON AGE INTERIOR DESIGN
Mapping the inside of Dorset's hillfort enclosures The precise definition, chronology, and use of Iron Age hillforts has been the subject of much debate over the decades. We explore the results of an extensive geophysical survey of these enclosures in Dorset, shedding new light on what went on within their mighty ramparts.
36 IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS ...
Discovering Yorkshire's hidden heritage A wide-ranging survey covering some 1 ,300ha across four counties has documented over 400 archaeological sites lying in Yorkshire woodlands and on isolated moorland. This tour of the project reveals some of its highlights, and the social history behind them.
44 EMPIRE STATE
Exploring how the Roman military shaped Britannia's industries The Roman military was an elite f ighting force, but its non-combat roles were equally important to the running of the empire - not least in managing huge industrial enterprises. We explore what research is revealing the military's involvement in mining and quarrying in Britain .
50 FOLLOWING THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL
The fight for women's suffrage in ten objects (and a building) This month marks the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918, which granted some women (aged over 30 and meeting certain property criteria) the vote for the first time. A selection of key objects and a very important building tell the story of the people and organisations that campaigned for this political milestone.
4 Cm'('Clll Archaco)oqy