Welsh Castle Types
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EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance
EyeWitness Accounts Of The The Middle Ages and Renaissance
The Britannia Lexicon
16 Strange And Surprising Facts About Medieval England
What springs to mind when you hear the phrase "Medieval England"? Peasants? Witches? Chivalrous knights? If so, these facts might surprise you. Thanks to The Time Traveller's Guide To...
25 Places In Scotland That Are Straight Out Of A Fantasy...
Who needs Westeros? We've got Wester Ross.
Internet History Sourcebooks
WarsOfTheRoses.com - Wars of the Roses
WarsOfTheRoses.com, The site on the civil wars fought in medieval England from 1455 to 1487 between the House of Lancaster and the House of York.
12 buildings in use today that were around when King Richard...
Here are 12 buildings that remain in use in Britain today which would have been around when Richard III was on the throne.
Hurstwic: Longhouses in the Viking Age
Throughout the Norse lands, people lived in longhouses (), which were typically 5 to 7 meters wide (16 to 23 feet) and anywhere from 15 to 75 meters long (50 to 250 feet), depending on the wealth and social position of the owner. In much of the No...
10 things you (probably) didn't know about the Middle Ages...
Two Medieval Monks Invent Bestiaries
The monks are BACK, and they have a TENUOUS GRASP on how animals work!
A selection of interesting Medieval Names
Looking for some medieval names for characters, places, battles or video games? Here is a list
World History Timeline
Iikka's Pile of Mystery Scans
Click on pictures for larger-than-life versions. The "thumbnails" are roughly to scale (128 pixels equal a foot) and sorted by size, besides a few old cruddy ones intentionally left at the bottom.
14 Intriguing Facts You Might Not Know About The Mongols...
Let us check out fourteen interesting facts about the Mongol warriors that made them stand apart from their foes.
10 Things You Should Know About Viking Warfare
There is more to the fascinating scope of Viking warfare than just shooing away the misconception about their horned-helmets.
Medieval History Lectures: Dr. Lynn H. Nelson
Lectures in Medieval History, by Lynn Harry Nelson, Emeritus Professor of Medieval History, the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
10 of the Best Medieval Cathedrals in Britain
The Medieval period in Britain has been agreed by many historians to be an ‘Age of Faith'. The majority of people living in the...
Top 10 Scandals of the Middle Ages - Medievalists.net
What are the scandals that made headlines in the Middle Ages? Kings and Popes would be involved in some of the craziest stories of sex and corruption that would make today's news seem quite tame. From a cross-dressing prostitute to the trial of a dea...
Top 10 Myths About The Middle Ages
A list of ten items to dispel the myths and misconceptions of the Middle Ages. The Middle Ages spanned roughly from the 5th century to the 16th century - a total of 1,100 years. During the time following the Middle Ages (which is often referred to a...
The Medieval Mace
Badass of the Week: Matilda of Canossa
The ultimate list of all badasses past and present.
We visit the awesome new Samurai Museum in Shinjuku【Photos】...
Experience the samurai spirit first-hand with original swords and armour at the recently opened Samurai Museum.
Medieval torture during the Middle Ages. Features information, links and pictures.
The Black Death, 1348
An eyewitness account of the ravages of the plague that swept through Europe in the mid 14th century.
Top 10 Women in Mythology : Sword Blog
Top 10 women of mythology i really like. List of legendary women. Amazing goddesses and heroines in worldwide mythology. My 10 favourite powerful, smart and...
Medieval Castle History, Design of Medieval Castles, Haunted...
6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes...
Yes, Those Are People Stacking Thousands Of Pallets. But...
This apparently happens in Norway every year.
10 Reasons Why Knights Were Terrible Warriors
The knights of medieval Europe are among the most recognized warriors of human history. They played a key role in the society and warfare of the Middle Age
The 47 Ronin
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Toby Capwell - Royal Armouries
Toby Capwell, curator at the Wallace Collection, talks about jousting and how he has been inspired by the Royal Armouries Museum. Discover more at: www.nmolp...
Medieval Castle Layout: A Typical Castle Layout, Explaining...
Understand the mechanics of Medieval castle layout, and the different areas and buildings in a typical Medieval castle. Includes a castle layout diagram from a castle in England; and descriptions of each building alongside its purpose.
Five Reasons We're Still Fascinated by the Templars
What is it about the Templars that makes them so fascinating?
Scents of the Middle Ages
Medieval and Renaissance people used botanicals, including herbs, resins and spices, in a variety of ways to add pleasant scent to their lives. Strewing herbs, incenses, pest repellents, oils, soaps, waters, pomanders, nosegays, baths and even mouthw...
Hnefatafl - King's Table - The Viking Game
The object of the game is for the defending king (white) to escape from the encircling attacking pieces (dark). If the king reaches one of the corner squares then the defenders win, but if all possible escape routes are blocked then the attacker ...
20 Brilliant Anglo-Saxon Words
Old English had a rich array of inventive and intriguing words, many of which have either long since dropped out of use or were replaced.
LEGOLAND California Staff Pranks General Manager
The Model Shop team at LEGOLAND California had a little fun today at General Manager Peter Ronchetti's expense ...the team replaced the GM's Volvo XC60 with ...
Clarke and Dawe - General Knowledge
"Mr William Nilly, quiz contestant." Originally aired on ABC TV's 7.30: 26/04/2012 http://www.mrjohnclarke.com http://www.twitter.com/mrjohnclarke http://www.facebook.com/ClarkeAndDawe
Shooting speed of Lonbow and Crossbow
Weapons that made Britain, Channel 4.
The Albion Maestro Line Swords for Period Combat Training...
The 47 Ronin - SamuraiWiki
The story of the 47 Ronin is one of the most celebrated in the history of the samurai. This was perhaps all the more so because it occurred at a time when the samurai class was struggling to maintain a sense of itself - warriors with no war, a social...