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Castle for Sale in Tuscany

Located in the Tuscan hills near the town of Montalcino, Castel Verdelli dates back to the 14th century.

Take a look at the Luttrell Psalter

Watch Facsimile Finder’s video taking us through this fourteenth-century manuscript.

New Medieval Books: War, Politics and Beauty

From battles and wars to manuscripts and castles, here are five medieval books to explore.

The Watlington Hoard: The Viking Treasure that Marked the Foundation of England

Having you ever visited and been dazzled by Anglo-Saxon collection at the Ashmolean Museum, a priceless treasure hoard that the Museum has fought hard to keep earlier this year?

The Shakespeare Project Quiz

Test your knowledge on all things Shakespeare. This quiz includes his life, the times he lived in, the theater and his works. Enjoy! #GoShakespeare

A Royal Gift Exchange

Natalie Anderson explores the gifts exchanged between two powerful medieval monarchs: King Henry VIII of England and Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

Send Medieval e-cards this Christmas

Wish your relatives and friends a Merry Christmas with a selection of inspiring e-Cards with images from the most exquisite illuminated Books of Hours from our friends at Moleiro Editor.

10 Medieval Short Films

Need to have some medieval-themed binge viewing? Here are ten short films from Youtube and Vimeo that will take you back to the Middle Ages.

Can You Match the Medieval King to Their Cause of Death?

Nine kings, nine causes of death. How well do you know these kings?

More Witches, Monsters, Beasties: A Day at the National Gallery with the London Drawing Group

Part 2 of Minjie Su’s trip to the National Gallery in London.

How well do you know your medieval manuscripts: Beast Mode

You know these manuscripts–most of them would make ‘most famous lists.’ But that means you know them by nickname. Do you also know them by shelfmark?

Witches, Monsters, Beasties: A Day at the National Gallery with the London Drawing Group

Examining five paintings inspired by Greco-Roman myths and medieval lore.

New Medieval Books: Beowulf to da Vinci

Five new books to take you on a journey back into the Middle Ages.

Come One! Come All! Medieval Tournament Announcements

Tournaments were the big-ticket events in the Middle Ages, attracting people from all walks of life to witness great spectacles of sport and entertainment. But how did tournament organizers spread the word?

When in History Do You Belong?

There are many quizzes about where you belong in history, but they are often surface level. This quiz goes in depth into your personality and worldview to see what time period in the history of Western civilization fits you best.

The Lives of Black Tudors: An Interview with Miranda Kaufmann

Miranda Kaufmann talks about her new book, Black Tudors, which explores the place of Africans in Tudor and Stuart English society.

Medieval Manuscripts: The Book of Felicity

The Book of Felicity features descriptions of the twelve signs of the zodiac accompanied by splendid miniatures; a series of paintings showing how human circumstances are influenced by the planets; astrological and astronomical tables; and an enigmatic treatise on fortune telling.

Vikings Against The Academy: Junior Scholars Unite in the Face of Looming Career and Mental-Health Crises

Luke John Murphy tells us about The Network of Early Career Researchers in Old Norse.

The Original Hamlet: The Story of Prince Amleth

Well, everyone knows the story of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. Even though you have never finished the book, you are bound to have seen some version of it, be it excerpts, summarising tales, films, plays, or art works. What may be not so well known, however, is the story of Amleth, the prototype of Hamlet.

New Medieval Books: From Manuscripts to Sutton Hoo

Five new books about the Middle Ages, going from Anglo-Saxon England to Fatimid Egypt.

Medieval Manuscripts: Bread in the 15th-century

The manuscript ‘Tacuinum Sanitatis’ shows modern readers how medieval bakers prepared bread.

Trial by Combat: The Bloody Business of Justice

As a community of the faithful, medieval people believed that no matter how evenly or unevenly matched the fighters were, the one who was innocent would prevail, but trial by combat was not often a black-and-white thing.

What to eat in (and at) Medieval Times

If the Renfair people can get this right, how does the Medieval Times menu perform?

How well do you know your Medieval Manuscripts?

Can you identify these iconic medieval manuscripts?

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