Henry I, youngest son of William the Conqueror, was hunting in the Forest of Lyons in Normandy when he chose to dine on his favourite fish, which "mortally chilled the old man's blood", unbalancing his humours, and caused him to die of "a surfeit of lampreys". A favourite food is a favourite food - we sympathise.
After this, the story becomes a long-drawn-out horror-comedy as attempts were made to preserve his reeking, leaking body while transporting it for eventual burial at Reading Abbey, not a mile from Present Indicative HQ.
Dark grey t-shirt, printed in mauve.
Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.
We wouldn’t normally want to label people, but this t-shirt features a pretty accurate summary of the ingredients of a human being. Wear your gold content with pride. And your magnesium, and molybdenum, manganese and mercury content too. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100%...
This charming woodcut of a European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) is from Conrad Gesner’s 1551 Conradi Gesneri medici Tigurini Historiae animalium. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100% cotton.Cream t-shirt, printed in colour. Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.
The White-tailed Bumblebee is one of Britain’s most distinctive and best-loved bees. This beautiful photograph shows incredible detail, right down to the fine hairs that cover most of her body. Photographed by Arnstein Staverløkk for the Norsk Institutt for Naturforskning. Also available in other styles and...
Celebrate beetlemania with this brilliant t-shirt featuring the fab four: Calosoma sycophanta, Aromia moschata, Cetonia aurata and Polyphylla fullo. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100% cotton.Black t-shirt printed in white and grey. Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.