The City of York, along with the York Archaeological Trust, are about to begin work on restoring and stabilising part of the York’s medieval walls.
After 24 years and 126 issues, Renaissance Magazine has folded.
Fans of medieval art have another place they can once again explore, as The Cloisters has re-opened to the public.
The largest genetic study of the Vikings ever done has just been published, and offers surprising discoveries about the medieval warriors, including that they may not be quite as Nordic as hitherto believed.
Archaeologists working in Poland have found dozens of artefacts from the area of the Battle of Grunwald, including two well-preserved battle axes.
A precious manuscript leaf from a thirteenth-century Latin Bible that almost certainly originated from Glastonbury Abbey has been acquired by the University of Bristol.
When Latin arrived in Norway, Old Norse written culture also flourished. New research shows that runes and letters were used in alternation.
This year’s Open Doors festival in Wales is taking place virtually, allowing people to explore online 10 historic sites in the region, including medieval castles and abbeys.
Sheffield Castle: Archaeology, Archives, Regeneration, 1927-2018, written by John Moreland, Dawn Hadley, Ashley Tuck and Mili Rajic, is available to read through Open Access.
Archaeologists working near Stockholm have excavated a thousand-year-old farm, dating back to the Viking Age.
The British Library has reopened its galleries and other areas to the public, and has a launched a new exhibition for those interested in medieval manuscripts.
The study sheds light on questions asked by Leonardo da Vinci 500 years ago, and shows how the shape of these muscles impacts heart performance and heart failure.
There are tales of the ‘big fish’ that got away. Now, researchers from Lund University have revealed that a two-metre long Atlantic Sturgeon was able to escape a royal feast, by remaining in a barrel of a sunken ship for the last 525 years.
The Medieval Academy of America announces a new webinar series that provides advice for independent scholars and those considering or in the process of pivoting to career paths beyond traditional academe.
A hoard of 425 gold coins dating back to the ninth century have been uncovered by a pair of teenagers in Israel.
There has been a common belief that King Alfred the Great established the Royal Navy during his reign. However, this is not true – his predecessors were creating naval fleets at least 20 years before he came to throne.
They believe the artefact dates back to the 5th or 6th century, and is the only surviving object of its kind from this period in Britain and a rare example of early medieval Christian artwork.
1,500 years ago, the Welsh town of Llanilltud Fawr was regarded as the cradle of Celtic Christianity. The story of its monastery has now been told in a new book published last month.
The sounds of early medieval languages, including now extinct Early Irish and Old Norse, are to be given new life through a pioneering European research project.
An amazing haul of rare artefacts, stretching from the 15th to 20th centuries, have been uncovered by an archaeologist who searched underneath a floor in a Tudor House.
Archaeologists working in Israel have discovered the remains of an olive oil soap making workshop, farm houses and medieval gameboards.
For the last several weeks, a pop-up market has been taking place in the small English village of Sileby. They have now been ordered to shut down, because of a charter signed nearly 800 years ago by King Henry III.
In the 1950s a corroded, damaged helmet was discovered in the small town of Yarm in northeast England. It has been on display for decades at a local museum. Now, new research has shown that it dates back to the tenth century Anglo-Scandinavian (Viking) helmet, the first ever found in Britain and only the second nearly complete Viking helmet found in the world.
If you have about £10,000, you can buy an extremely rare silver penny next month.