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.
Euratlas Periodis Web - Map of Europe in Year 1200
Online historical atlas showing a map of Europe at the end of each century from year 1 to year 2000: Complete Map of Europe in Year 1200
nordic splitting, new way to split wood
Splitting firewood with wedge axe.
Welsh Castle Types
A selection of interesting Medieval Names
Looking for some medieval names for characters, places, battles or video games? Here is a list
19 Mindblowing Historical Doppelgangers
How can we even be sure they're not the same person? Hint: We can't. 1.21 JIGGAWATTS! Much love - Virgin Mobile
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.
Life in the 1500's | Funny Historical Facts on Life from...
Life in the 1500's. Funny historical facts from days long gone past. Makes me glad I don't liv in the Renaissance afterall.
Design Secrets of Medieval Castles
The Shapes of Medieval Swords
A look at how swords changed over the centuries.
Internet History Sourcebooks
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...
Medieval Arms and Armour - Battle Axes, Spears and Maces...
10 things you (probably) didn't know about the Middle Ages...
The Two-Handed Great Sword
To understand what we are discussing it is important to first have a working definition. The respected work, , offers this description of the weapon:
The Britannia Lexicon
Badass of the Week: Matilda of Canossa
The ultimate list of all badasses past and present.
A Brief History of Armour
What is Armour?
Hardening Steel Breastplate armour - Medieval Armour Hardened...
Hardening Steel Breastplate armour Channel 4, Weapons that made Britain. Medieval Armour Hardened Steel called Quenching Technique by Historical Armouries: w...
EyeWitness To The Middle Ages and Renaissance
EyeWitness Accounts Of The The Middle Ages and Renaissance
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...
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 ...
The Black Death, 1348
An eyewitness account of the ravages of the plague that swept through Europe in the mid 14th century.
You will notice the popularity of saints' and Biblical names for both sexes. Names of great leaders or heroes (Constantine, Alexander, etc) seem to have also been used for males, though not as frequently as saints' names. Women's names pose a few pro...
Regia Anglorum - Games of the Viking and Anglo-Saxon Age...
Dice were made of antler for the most part, although examples of bone, walrus ivory and jet are also known. More perishable materials, such as wood and horn, were also likely to have been used. They were often rectangular, with the 1 and 2 o...
How were Swords really made?
ARMA is an informal club of arms and armor enthusiasts and practitioners dedicated to exploring and reconstructing our Western martial heritage.
Top 100 of medieval castles
Top 100 of medieval castles, search the database, sort per country or castle type, vote for your favorite castles
~Oslo Medieval Faire, summer 2012~
I found that there are many viking age related items for sale at Medieval Faires.Will you just lo...
Zornhau training - Lichtenauers longsword techniques
A little bit outdated Zornhau and associated techniques with longsword from Lichtenauers Kunst des Fechtens: Zornhau ort, Bis stercker, Nym es nyder, Oben ab...
Remains of a medieval knight found under castle
Archaeologists at Stirling Castle in Scotland believe they may have found the bones of a knight killed during the early 1400s. Archaeologists believe that
Books and Films - Terry Jones' Medieval Lives
Terry Jones' Medieval Lives is a BBC documentary series presented by Terry Jones, looking at the Medieval world with the intent of finding out what it was really like.
Medieval Names Archive
This collection of articles on medieval and Renaissance names is intended to help historical re-creators to choose authentic names. These articles were gathered from various places, and some of them appear . In all cases, the copyright on each arti...
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...
The Medieval Mace
Vyborg castle medieval mass fight
One of the first fights during medieval reenacting festival in Vyborg
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 Sword Scabbard How to Project
Medieval Castle History, Design of Medieval Castles, Haunted...
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...
General Melchett visits the troops - Blackadder
The global edition of BBC iPlayer has launched on iPad http://bit.ly/plzX03 Download the free app today and enjoy taster clips and episodes! Watch a selectio...
How A Sword Was Made In Medieval Times
From the BBC, Neil Oliver experiments with traditional methods of making a Bronze Age sword just like in ancient times.