Features Podcast

A Gift Guide for Medievalists

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are looking for gifts for the history lovers in our lives, or worthy historical causes to donate to. This week, Danièle shares some ideas for the medieval history enthusiasts on your list, no matter what your budget.

Books and links mentioned in this episode:

Power & Thrones by Dan Jones

She-Wolves by Helen Castor

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – modern English translation by J.R.R. Tolkien

Le Morte D’Arthur

Household Goods and Good Households by Katherine French

Poisoned Wells by Tzafrir Barzliay

Past Imperfect Series

Penguin Classics

John Wyatt Greenlee’s Eel Gifts

National Archives monk gifts!

Medieval Magazine

Medieval World Magazine

BBC HistoryExtra


Medieval Academy of America

Canadian Society of Medievalists

The creator and host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist


You can also help support the podcast and through our Patreon – go to to learn more.

You can subscribe to The Medieval Podcast via iTunesSpotifyPodbay,  PlayerFM, our RSS feed or on Youtube.

Top Image: The three magi and their gifts in a 14th century Armenian manuscript – Wikimedia Commons