A five-day virtual cookery course which revisits the collection of 12th-century sauces, is being staged from 4-8 October 2021.
A 900-year-old cosmic mystery surrounding the origins of a famous supernova first spotted over China in the year 1181 has finally been solved, according to an international team of astronomers.
A new analysis shows that the ink used in the Vinland Map was created no earlier than the 1920s, which further demonstrates that the famous item purportedly showing a medieval view of the Americas is actually a modern-day forgery.
Conference taking place May 25-27, 2022 – hosted by The Norwegian Institute in Rome
Polish archaeologists will be exploring Ełk Castle for the first time in ten years.
Police from Szczytno in northern Poland have arrested three males on suspicion of burglary after they broke into a medieval castle.
Their collaborative research and findings, which include a full transcription and translation into English of the text, have been brought together in a new book called The Bristol Merlin: Revealing the Secrets of a Medieval Fragment
Historic Environment Scotland has opened a new exhibition that re-tells the story of The Declaration of Arbroath, one of the most iconic documents in Scotland’s history.
The location of the 8th-century monastery in the village of Cookham, on the banks of the Thames, was a mystery until now, despite being well known from contemporary historical sources.
Archaeologists working in Israel have discovered a number of early medieval objects, including a large winepress, a gold coin, and a bronze chain, which date as far back as 1500 years ago.
This relatively swift change – spreading across almost the entirety of western Europe in about 150 years – points to the interconnectedness of early medieval Europe, but is it as simple as that?
Whithorn Priory and Museum has opened its doors to the public again. It is one of many historic sites in Scotland that are returning to life after long closures caused by COVID-19.
A new volume of a historical dictionary revealing thousands of Yorkshire words which had been lost for centuries was launched earlier this month on Yorkshire Day (1 August).
Wallingford Castle, which dates back to the eleventh century, will undergo preservation work starting next year. Historic England has awarded a £283,200 grant to help repair the castle, which is located in southern England.
Noel M. Swerdlow, a distinguished historian of science and the world’s foremost expert on Ptolemy and Copernicus, died July 24. He was 79.
Seeking proposals for a paper to round out a session at IMC Leeds, 2022, centered on the role of place, in either a static or dynamic sense, within the cult of saints.
A group of windows from Canterbury Cathedral may be the earliest extant stained glass windows in England, according to a team of scientists from University College London and conservators from Canterbury Cathedral.
Remains of a previously unknown medieval wooden bridge have been discovered in Eastern England. Found in the town of Eye in Suffolk, it is believed to have been part of the defences of a castle, and may date back as far as 1200 AD.
If poison was medicinal, then what was medicine?
Russian archaeologists have discovered a cache of coins dating back to the sixth century, at Phanagoria along the Black Sea. The 80 coins, known as copper staters, were found in a layer of rubble from a fire that destroyed much of that city.
Lincoln Cathedral has launched an appeal to enable it to undertake the next phase of conservation works, this time to the much-admired Chapter House.
For about three centuries, the coastal town of Blankenberge would send to the nearby city of Bruges a porpoise. A new study examines this tradition and why it happened.
As part of new efforts to attract visitors, Historic Environment Scotland has launched Castlefest, which will combine live performance events at historic sites along with online and virtual elements.
In the year 1054 people around the world spotted a strange new light that shined during the daytime. What they were observing was a supernova.