Here are five medieval history websites with some great content. A few are very new, while others have been around a few years:
Created by Megan Cavell, this new site is offering scholarly-produced, accessible translations and commentary for the Old English riddles. They have just a few riddles posted so far, but some of the most important scholars in this field will be posting to it, so keep checking back!
A good post to start with is A Brief Introduction to Riddles
Created by Tasha Dandelion Kelly, this is perhaps the most indepth website on 14th and 15th century European fashion. You can find articles and tutorials about making historically-accurate medieval clothing, including:
3) Eat Medieval
For those who love food from the Middle Ages – this site is group production by those working on the recently discovered 12th century manuscript containing cooking recipes (see Food Recipes from the 12th-century discovered in manuscript)
4) Gothic Paris
Created by Sarah-Grace Heller, it allows you to take a look at the streets of Paris circa 1292, based on tax and administrative records.
Created by Robert Ellis, this site is producing transcriptions and translations from entries in one of the City of London’s Letter Books – a set of records kept by the city that detail their laws, what was happening in the city, and various administrative functions – like noting a will, or a lease of a property. Hopefully this site will expand, as the City of London has some very interesting records about daily life in the late medieval urban area.
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