'I don't mind there being some medievalists around for ornamental purposes,
but there is no reason for the state to pay for them'
> Chris Daniell wrote:
> 2) I wonder what other periods of history this applies to? Everything,
> except those in the National Curriculum?
I imagine it is a similar vane as that famous quote in Monty Python's 'Life
of Brian'. Though in this case:
"So what is so special about the medievalists?"
"It is not to be taken literally it refers to all practitioners of