Perhaps more clearly than anywhere else in the documentation of the “Trial of the Templars,” these acts reveal how royal agents extracted confessions from the Templars in the weeks following their arrest.
Vikings never interested French Historians. Pagan, illiterate, barbaric, Germanic, everything was despicable in the eyes of the French Historians of the 19th century.
Froissart enthusiastically notes that many among the French host ‘considered England to be already crushed and devastated, all her men killed, and her women and children brought to France in slavery’.
Banish the January doldrums with our latest issue featuring Sirens, the Bayeux Tapestry, Joan of Arc, and a trip to Ireland.
This study provides the first archaeo-anthropological testimony of the Muslim establishment in South of France through the multidisciplinary analysis of three graves excavated at Nimes.
Thirty years of development of preventative archaeology in France have permitted a renewal of the research into the early medieval period.
Though she was radically different from other contemporary military leaders, her troops followed her with a loyalty unsurpassed by any other late-medieval captain.
Interpersonal violence was common in late medieval Marseille, as it was everywhere in Europe. In the fourteenth century, the city was riven by warfare between two great factions involving some of Marseille’s leading families.
The ruins of this thirteenth-century castle in northern France are available for €280 000.
During the period circa 1380-1440, knights and men-at-arms in England and France engaged in armed combat in a range of different contexts. One of these contexts was in formal combats, which included jousts, judicial duels, and foot combats.
The paper investigates the diplomatic relations of Matthias Corvinus with the Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, focusing on the 1460s and ‘70s.
How do you operate a business when you can’t read and your knowledge of math is extremely limited? Making your mark on the…
It is the purpose of this thesis to demonstrate that there were legitimate and acceptable forms of violence that could be used to police society.
In this issue: The Great Famine – Food and Hunger in the 14th Century Feature: 10 Things to Know About the Great Famine Exhibits: Saints…
Narbonne is one of those European cities with evidence of its past on every street. This important Roman city was adopted in the…
In this issue: A Man for All Centuries: The Changing Myth of King Arthur, Guy Ritchie’s King Arthur comes to the big screen!, Medieval Minded with author Guy Gavriel Kay, Books: Harold: The King Who Fell at Hastings, Travel: A hidden medieval garden in Southern France
Susan Signe Morrison’s book, “A Medieval Woman’s Companion” brings the contributions of medieval women, famous and obscure, to the forefront in this fantastic introductory text.
It was not uncommon at the end of the Middle Ages to live up to sixty or seventy years, to know one’s grandchildren and be a part of their lives.
Originally built in the 12th century, and expanded in the 14th century, this French castle has been completely restored and offers medieval charm and modern comfort.
How, without the formal allegiance enacted under the process of denization, did the governments of Edward I, II and III negotiate and define the status of foreigners living within their jurisdiction?
Anne of Kiev was the only medieval princess of Rus’ to travel to France for a dynastic marriage with a French king
This dissertation examines accusations of criminal behavior levied against priests in the archdeaconry of Paris from 1483 – 1505.
Gloriosa Regina or “Alien Queen”? Some Reconsiderations on Anna Yaroslavna’s Queenship (r. 1050-1075) By Talia Zajac Royal Studies Journal, Vol.3:1 (2016) Abstract: The article questions…
Michael Sizer discusses the popular politics of late medieval Paris (1380-1422) and what bearing it may have on the way we understand popular political culture today.