In this latest episode, the Unexpected duo, Professor James Daybell and Dr Sam Willis uncover the unexpected history of DISTANCE! Which is all about Renaissance letter-writing, the Kentish knight, politician and antiquary Sir Edward Dering and his third wife Lady Unton Dering, Roman Vindolanda, Puritans in New England, loneliness and isolation, the Atlantic, communication and postal systems, medieval villages and the history of mountains. Who knew!

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