A Viking Assembly site or ‘Thing’ has been discovered in the heart of England’s Sherwood Forest.
Carolyn Harris’ latest book Raising Royalty: 1000 Years of Royal Parenting looks at the unique challenges of being parents to princes and princesses.
In this issue: The Great Famine – Food and Hunger in the 14th Century Feature: 10 Things to Know About the Great Famine Exhibits: Saints…
A straightforward analysis of his regime is accompanied by a demonstration that, even though the court dictated political life, Roger Mortimer was able to extend his influence across the British Isles and pose a serious threat to the kingship of Edward III.
Koroneburg Renaissance Festival is excited to once again open its doors on weekends starting May 27 through June 25, 2017 after several years…
In 1300 two Muslim women sued a local aljama official in Daroca, claiming he had unlawfully evicted them from their houses, and physically mistreated them, all without due legal process.
This paper argues that it is more fruitful to examine the relationship between Ireland and its neighbors from c. 150–c. 550 C.E., through a frontier dynamic, a dynamic in which religious identity was but one factor among many.
This study examines the issue by focusing on one aspect of it: the special case of exposing deformed infants as prescribed in Old Norse laws.
The beautiful ruins of a 14th century castle in northern England have gone up for sale.
We add a little magic to this week’s list of new books about the Middle Ages.
From royal baby names to marrying for love – how five medieval English couples influence the lives of royal children today.
Although this law deals with a dry, technical matter, interesting only to the students of Roman civil law, especially testamentary law, it is also quite interesting for the study of the law making procedure in the time of Justinian.
When considering medieval manuscripts, what is marginal, and what is not?
Combing through more than eighty chronicles from the late fourteenth and early fifteenth century, we have only been able to find some fifteen examples of popular revolt in England and France being reported by authors from the other side of the channel.
In this essay I challenge these notions by exploring English combatants’ presentation of devastation and attacks against noncombatants during the wars of Edward III.