The Crusades: A Very Brief History, 1095-1500
Andrew Latham, author of Theorizing Medieval Geopolitics: War and World Order in the Age of the Crusades examines how the crusades began and spread from the Middle East to other parts of Europe.
Venetian Prisons in the Middle Ages
What the records from a Venetian prison on Crete reveals about life in a medieval jail.
Lady in the Lead Coffin revealed
A mysterious lead coffin found close to the site of Richard III’s hastily dug grave at the Grey Friars friary has been opened and studied by experts from the University of Leicester.
Medieval Historical Fiction: Ten Novels from the 19th century
Historical fiction was just beginning as literary genre in the 19th century, but soon authors found success in writing about stories set in the Middle Ages.
Tower of London – The Ceremony of the Keys
Here’s a riddle for you: What’s the longest running, yet shortest, military tradition in the world? Give up? It’s the Tower of London’s Ceremony of the Keys.
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