Making a martyr

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History Today
Vol. 60, no. 6 (June 2010), p. 48-54

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The murder of a 12 year old boy in Norwich in 1144 inspired Thomas of Monmouth, a monk from the city's cathedral, to create an anti-semitic account of the incident. His influential work reveals much about life and belief in medieval England, argues Miri Rubin