Interview with author Isolde Martyn

Isolde Martyn is best-selling author of historical fiction, much of it centred on the Wars of the Roses.

Interview with Tamas Kiss of CEU Medieval Radio

CEU Medieval Radio is currently the only medieval themed radio on the internet which plays only authentic medieval and renaissance music from the Iberian Peninsula to the Ottoman Empire.

Interview with Andrea Cefalo, author of The Fairytale Keeper

The Fairytale Keeper series answer the question: what if all Grimm’s fairy tales originated with one person?

Interview with Jeri Westerson, author

I took the tropes of your typical hard-boiled detective series—the lone detective with a chip on his shoulder–who is hard drinking, tough-talking, tough fighting character–the dark streets and dark doings of crime and subculture of criminals and intrigue, the femme fatale—and let them slide into the medieval era.

INTERVIEW: Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths

An interview with author Nancy Brown on her latest medieval offering: “Song of the Vikings: Snorri and the Making of Norse Myths”.

“Kid Beowulf” – A New Graphic Novel for Kids!

I had the chance to interview graphic novelist Alexis Fajardo about his new children’s comic book Kid Beowulf!

John Lydgate and the Poetics of Fame

Read our interview with Mary C. Flannery about her new book

The British History Podcast

With over seventy episodes recorded, the British History Podcast is giving people a lot to listen too.

Interview with Sarah Gristwood, author of Blood Sisters: The Hidden Lives of the Women Behind the Wars of the Roses

It was really Margaret of Anjou, Henry VI’s wife, with her ambition and determination – her refusal to let the Duke of York assume control, after her husband had fallen into a catatonic stupor – that kickstarted the civil war.

Interview with James Forrester, author of Sacred Treason

‘The whole plot becomes so much more sensational when set in the Elizabethan period, and the struggle the conscientious individual to ‘do the right thing’ becomes a battle in itself.’

Canadian Society of Medievalists

The Canadian Society of Medievalists aims to represent Canadian medievalists around the world and medievalists working in Canada.

Interview with Dan Jones, author of The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England

The Plantagenets: The Kings Who Made England, is being released in May 2012.

Battle Castle – Interview with Nicole Tomlinson

I was so fascinated by the stories of the lives of the people and artifacts associated with these strongholds that I didn’t realize I actually wasn’t learning much about the castles themselves. The more I delved into researching the series, the more I wanted to see the technologies that built them (and sometimes brought them down) jump out of my imagination and into action.

Battle Castle – Interview with Ian Herring

In 21 years of filmmaking, I have never worked on a project where professional and personal interests have come together such an authentic way.

Medieval Leather Clothing – Interview with Jessica Caruso-Reynolds

Talking about medieval leather clothing with designer Jessica Caruso-Reynolds of Emporium Custom Leathers

Making History: Antiquaries in Britain

The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College is now presenting the exhibition: Making History: Antiquaries in Britain, which showcases treasures from the Society of Antiquaries of London

Interview with Sharon Kay Penman

Best-selling author Sharon Kay Penman has published her twelfth novel, Lionheart, which focuses on King Richard I and his crusade to the Holy Land in the late-twelfth century. We had the pleasure of interviewing Sharon Kay Penman about this novel and how she writes historical fiction: This book is a kind of sequel to your […]

The Friar of Carcassonne

The Friar of Carcassonne: Revolt against the Inquisition in the Last Days of the Cathars By Stephen O’Shea Douglas and McIntyre, 2011 ISBN 978-1-55365-551-0 Publisher’s Synopsis: The dramatic story of a courageous friar who battled king, pope and Inquisition in his search for justice. Nearly a century had passed since the French region of Languedoc […]

Tullaun Castle in Ireland

In 2007 Sonja and Kevin Bergin purchased Tullaun Castle in North Tipperary, Ireland. Tullaun Castle is a Gaelic four-storey tower house that is believed to have been built in the mid 1500s. The couple have begun conservation and restoration work in hopes to bring the castle back to its former glory. They have also recently […]

Dance of the Dandelion, by Dina Sleiman

Dance of the Dandelion By Dina Sleiman WhiteFire Publishing, 2011 ISBN: 978-0983455608 Price $14.99 for a print copy, under $4 for an electronic edition Love’s quest leads her the world over. Dandelion Dering was born a peasant in the English village of Arun, but her soul yearned for another life, another world. One filled with […]

Interview with Jayden Woods, author of Godric the Kingslayer

In 2010 we interviewed author Jayden Woods about her novel Eadric the Grasper: Sons of Mercia Volume I. Jayden has now published the sequel – Godric the Kingslayer, and we caught up with her to discuss the new book: 1.) Compared to the first book, how did the writing process differ when you sat down […]

Who says history can’t be fun?! chats with Simon Bradbury about the medieval gaming world of Stronghold III

Who says history can’t be fun?! talks to Simon Bradbury about the medieval gaming world of Stronghold III How did you get into video game creation? My first game was a side scrolling arcade game called Elf – back in 1985 – in the days when the whole game could be made in 3 months by […]

Account of the Viking Siege of Paris offers new insights into the early Middle Ages

By Peter Konieczny and Sandra Sadowski The chance to work on an amazing and unique story was the reason behind Nirmal Dass producing a new edition and translation of a ninth century text that described Viking and Frankish warfare. His recent publication of Viking Attacks on Paris: The Bella Parisiacae Urbis of Abbo of Saint-Germain-des-Pres, […]

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