New studies of the use of the fluid landscape in the Early Medieval Fenlands point to a continuity in the settlement-structure from pre-Roman times…
St. Kilda is a small group of islands far off the West Coast of the Outer Hebrides. Inhabited for at least four millennia it has a rich medieval past.
Summer Courses in Medieval history, art, archaeology, literature and all the other disciplines will be listed here chronologically
Yet again an intriguing Viking figurine has been found on the island of Fyn in Denmark. This time it is a rare Odin with a ‘horned’ helmet
Love a good medieval read? Pick up the ‘Tales from The Long Twelfth Century’ by Richard Huscroft and read all about the ‘Rise and Fall of the Angevin Empire’.
Do you wish to learn how to do split stitch and underside couching? And perhaps produce your own medieval embroidered bag? This autumn offers several opportunities for the keen medievalist to learn the art and craft of medieval embroidery
The great age of Apus Anglicanum fell between 1200 – 1400. New book explores the many facets of this magnificent art-form and the preserved pieces
From 1250 – 1350 English embroidery – Opus Anglicanum – made queens, kings and popes very avaricious. Catalogue to exhibition 2016 tells the story
At some point at the end of the 13th century luxury silk industries emerged in Paris. Sharon Farmer tells the story in a new book out in November 2016
Popes, Bishops, Abbots, Kings and Queens! All were willing to do anything to lay their hands on the sumptuous English embroideries – Opus Anglicanum
In the Early Middle Ages eels were abundant and served as comfort food for hungry peasants. Later it turned into a very expensive delicatessen.
The eel is a curious animal. Now listed on the international red list of threatened species, it used to be the ubiquitous food for small holders and poor peasants in the early middle ages
On the edge of the Fenlands at Oikington an Anglo-Saxon man named Hoch built a farm sometime in the 5th century. here, his family was buried
New studies of the use of the fluid landscape in the Early Medieval Fenlands point to a continuity in the settlement-structure from pre-Roman times
The Anglo-Saxon hermit, St. Guthlac, had a career reaching from aristocratic warrior over monastic visionary to patron saint of Crowland Abbey
For a long time a number of research projects have explored the culturally fluid landscape of the Medieval Fenlands in Eastern England. New book tells the story
Rendelsham is located five km north-east of Sutton Hoo and known as an early Anglo-Saxon emporium. Recently a royal mead-hall was discovered there
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