How clothing instantly messaged status, wealth, and place in noble society – from the royal ladies through the ranks of their household servants.
From his base in Newcastle, the wicked Sheriff of Northumberland weaved a web of power and corruption in the thirteenth century.
Miss travelling? Take a journey to thirteenth-century Asia with John of Plano Carpini.
Heiress, patron, founder, potential bookworm. Lady Dervorgilla’s achievements as a woman in thirteenth-century Scotland and England are fascinating, and often overlooked.
While astronomical instruments could be as useful to the medieval person as Google Maps is to us today, you pretty much needed a whole degree in mathematics to figure out how to use them properly.