Where should you go to find a public toilet in the medieval city?
A book that any non-academic Viking-enthusiast would love to have on their shelf or in their kitchen.
Here are some medieval sources in translation that were published last year.
Among the issues that the current-day Roman Catholic Church is debating are whether or not priests should marry, and how accepting they should be of homosexuals. Interestingly, about nine hundred years ago both of these issues intertwined in the Anglo-Norman world.
The twenty-one story anthology features a wide array of modern and historical fiction, sci-fi and fantasy.
For those of you who want something a little more magical under the tree this Christmas – here are a few new 2013 fantasy releases!
Some medieval stocking stuffers for the historians on your Christmas list!
How should one behave at parties or dinners, in the company of friends and relatives? Every society has its list of do’s and don’ts, including in Renaissance Italy.
Here are a few great medieval books that were released in 2013!
In this unique book, Dublin based historian Finbar Dwyer has created a captivating picture of life in the Late Middle Ages from fatal tavern fights to football; sex to sea travel and other topics often neglected by histories of the period
My novel, God’s Daughter, tells the story of Gudrid Thorbjarnardottir.
Looking at an early 11th century version of tale of Little Red Riding Hood
Modern discourse often casts science and religion as bitter enemies. But if you were to rewind roughly 12 centuries, you would find at least one worldview in which the two domains were considered symbiotic.
The Medieval Papacy explores the unique role that the Roman Church and its papal leadership played in the historical development of medieval Europe.
Read an excerpt from Queenship in Medieval Europe and save 20% when you order it with these special promotional codes!
Eleven shiploads of German crusaders from the cities of Lübeck and Bremen departed the Holy Roman Empire in 1189CE, part of Frederick Barbarossa’s crusader army destined for the Holy Land via England, Portugal, and the Mediterranean polities.
A new article is shining light on a more successful military campaign that Richard led just before he took the English throne.
Many people dream of finding some long-lost treasure – to think that perhaps a chest full of gold is buried underneath their feet and that you can retrieve it with just a shovel!.
Around the year 1100 the Papacy set about to end the practice of priests and bishops being able to marry. The church hoped to impose the same standards of celibacy that were followed by monks. A new book examines how ecclesiastical figures within the Catholic church dealt with the change.
A compilation of essays from the English Historical Fiction Authors blog, this book provides a wealth of historical information from Roman Britain to early twentieth century England.
In late July, I posted a book review on, “A Thing Done”, by Tinney Sue Heath. The book explores the fantastic world of Italian medieval vendetta during the thirteenth century. Here is my interview with this talented and accomplished author.
Bosworth 1485: A Battlefield Rediscovered, co-authored by Dr Foard and the historian Anne Curry, they describe the background to the battle and the archaeological project to find out where it was actually fought.
Arthur Kingsley Porter (1883-1933?) was an American multi-millionaire, an eminent Harvard Professor of fine arts, an international traveller and researcher of medieval architecture, an award-winning author, and owner of Glenveagh Castle, Co. Donegal, Ireland. While spending a night at the fisherman’s hut that he built on Inishbofin Island, off Co. Donegal, Porter disappeared without trace, on July 8th 1933?