Try this quiz to see if you know the names of 30 characters from the show Game of Thrones
Scientists and researchers have completed their study on the spinal column of Richard III, and have also released a 3-D model of the spine.
Interested in visiting a medieval castle in Scotland? Here is our picks for the 10 best Scottish castles that date from the Middle Ages.
The article presents a unique historical document, a notarized act of 1473 drawn up for a Provençal barber surgeon commissioned to extract a fetus from a corpse
The purpose of this thesis is to examine how pleas of assault, housebreaking, and abduction cases in the Court of Common Pleas were shaped by social visions of gender hierarchy, and the personal conduct expected of persons as members of households and governors of households
Canterbury Cathedral, Nottingham Castle and Bath Abbey will all be receiving millions of pounds in funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, allowing them to carry out new conservation and heritage projects.
This paper took a closer look at Renaissance drinking vessels and drinking culture and examined the types of vessels commonly used in Italy and the Netherlands during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
The England of the Plantagenets (1189–1377) which honed the royal forest system was a typically medieval land. Its ultimate foundations lay upon the long established notion of the three estates: those who fought, those who prayed, and those who worked.
Duke Robert died when William was seven leaving him to rely on other men to rule his duchy until he came of age. These years were fraught with peril.
One of the most famous pieces of music that has survived is a Middle English song about summer.
Do the respective claims of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic holy texts contribute to the violence between the various communities that read them? Or do they provide a basis for solidarity between the three Abrahamic religions?
This paper will discuss the theory and practice of virtual disbinding, how to virtually disbind manuscripts in order to answer questions about how they were designed and built by their creators.
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During the 13th century the supply of fish to London dramatically changed from a local supply to one important from outside England.
The following essay is intended as a contribution to the current reassessment of the rela- tionship of Old Icelandic saga literature to the European mainstream and of the ways of literary tradition in dealing with oral sources.
David Porreca examines how the magical spells found in the Picatrix made use of precious gems.
I recount some of the various activities of Edward I where he appears to use Arthurian legend in a political context, making no attempt to draw conclusions about the nature of national identity in thirteenth century England, but rather to demonstrate the potential of this era for re-evaluation and reinterpretation by those interested in pursuing such matters.
With a population of almost 10,000, Bristol was later medieval England’s second or third biggest urban place, and the realm’s second port after London. While not particularly large or wealthy in comparison with the great cities of northern Italy, Flanders or the Rhineland, it was a metropolis in the context of the British Isles.
The owners of a 16th-century Irish castle are hoping to raise €18,000 to restore the keep’s Great Hall.
The 1224 Mt. Etna eruption is a signiﬁcant event both in terms of the mass of erupted materials and because it involved the lower eastern slope of the volcano, reaching down to the sea.
Daenerys Targaryen, Arya Stark, Brienne of Tarth, Margaery Tyrell, Ygritte the Wildling, and Cersei Lannister. Take this quiz to find out which Game of Thrones woman you are most like!
For people in the Middle Ages, Lent was a time of both physical fasting and spiritual renewal. In her paper, ‘The Salvation Diet’, Martha Daas examines how medieval people endured the 40 days of fasting.
Holy hairs, Virgin’s milk and how a bird asked for St.Thomas’ help – Top 10 Strangest Miracles in the Middle Ages
London, as well as other towns and cities of the twelfth century, acted as the epicenter for guilds to create a regulated authority over members, monopolies, and outside merchants.