The 1326 marriage contract between Edward III and Philippa of Hainault will be going up for sale at auction later this month. It is expected to be sold for between £100,000-150,000.
What started as a conversation over beers at a local tavern has led, more than a year later, to $1.1 million in research funding for two members of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Missouri–St. Louis.
A University of Huddersfield researcher has won an award that will aid her journey into England’s medieval musical past.
It has long been believed that the medieval Cambodian city of Angkor had an abrupt collapse. Researchers from the University of Sydney believe that it underwent a gradual decline.
Christine de Pizan, one of the first women in the West to earn a living by her pen, is increasingly seen as one of the most important thinkers of her time.
A previously undiscovered 15th-century Irish vellum manuscript has revealed an enchanting connection between Gaelic Ireland and the Islamic world, and illustrates how medieval Ireland was once at the centre of medical scholarship in the world.
Following a hugely successful debut, Trinity College Dublin is again running its free online course on the Book of Kells – one of the world’s most famous medieval manuscripts.
Archaeologists working for the Israel Antiquities Authority have uncovered the remains of a 1600-year-old estate from a Samaritan settlement.
The news of vandals breaking into a church in Ireland and stealing the mummified head of an 800-year-old body has made international headlines.
What better way to understand medieval masculinity than through a game?
The Legacy of Birgitta of Sweden. Women, Politics, and Reform in Renaissance Italy project tracks the impact of the 14th century mystic and founder of the Bridgettines on later generations.
There are many ways in which to understand present-day warfare. One way is to look at the wars that took place in Middle Ages.
The launch this month of ‘The Northern Way’ research project, which looks at the Archbishops of York from 1304 to 1405, is revealing some fascinating stories, including that of a nun who made an elaborate plan to escape her own convent.
Chemistry of bugs trapped in ancient lake sediment shows a warm climate at a key time in Greenland’s history.
Call for Papers for an International Symposium to be held in Paris, France, from September 12-13, 2019
Figuring out the chemical reactions of the components that made writing on paper possible and last for hundreds of years was the aim of the Meridies Medieval History research group.
The annual International Congress on Medieval Studies – the largest conference about the Middle Ages in the world – is taking place at Western Michigan University from May 9–12, 2019.
The programme for this year’s International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds has been released. Here are 10 sessions we think will…
With this gift, the University of Michigan becomes one of only two schools in the United States with an endowed professorship in medieval art.
Stone carvings which had lain hidden for centuries have been discovered at Dunkeld Cathedral in Scotland. At least a dozen carved saint-like figures were found by a conservation team from Historic Environment Scotland.
A team of researchers examining the remains of a woman buried around the year 1100 AD have – to their surprise – discovered dozens of tiny bits of blue stone in her teeth. They soon realized that she was likely a painter of illuminated medieval manuscripts.
Archaeologists in Iceland have for decades examined the remains of more than 350 graves from the Viking Age. In approximately 150 of these, teeth or bones of horses were found.
Is medieval glass transitioning to liquids? Yes, but the process will take billions of years before you will notice.