Monthly Archives: June 2012

Arise Sir Bevis

At long last – there are moves afoot to introduce Southampton to its local hero again. He is allowed to put his head over the parapet once in a while, and may soon be doing so in a variety of … Continue reading

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Bevis and Tolkien: local echoes

The Hobbit and Bevois Valley Many towns and cities in England can claim to have been home to J.R.R. Tolkien at different times in his life. From famous ones like Birmingham and Leeds to less well-known ones like Newcastle to … Continue reading

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Welcome to Bevis Of Hampton

Welcome to the new blog site for Bevis of Hampton – Local Hero. It replaces the previous Blogspot site although that will remain accessible for now. The ‘Local Hero’ refers to Bevis’s title ‘of Hampton’. As the 14th century romance … Continue reading

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