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Picture and description of a work by Anonymous: St Mark the Evangelist in his Study. Pen and brush on vellum x 19 cm), dated

Facts about the Middle Ages Part 3: The Dark Ages!

Facts about the Middle Ages Part 3: The Dark Ages!

Facts about the Middle Ages Part The Dark Ages! --Seriously wishing the poster had used a black outline for their white text, I can only read part of it.

Emperor and Empress in full Imperial regalia, both with the loros, Nicephorus III and Maria of Alania. 1074-81AD

Emperor and Empress in full Imperial regalia, both with the loros, Nicephorus III and Maria of Alania. Nicephorus III was Byzantine emperor from 1078 to He belonged to a family claiming descent from the Byzantine Phokas family.

Everything you Know about the Middle Ages may be wrong :)

Myths about the Middle Ages: What You Know about Medieval History May Be Wrong

My experiments with medieval crafts, based on lists of craft guilds of the Middle Ages from about 1300 A. in Europe, and some lists of household accounts, ships' cargoes and tax regulations.

A Brief History of Dirt

A brief history of human filth, via History Extra. How did people deal with perspiration and other bodily odours in earlier centuries? Amanda Vickery reveals all. Illustration by Owen Davey

Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination was the title of an exhibition hosted at the British Library in 2011. Now selected papers from the accompanying conference have been edited and uploaded.  http://www.medievalhistories.com/royal-manuscripts-the-genius-of-illumination/

Royal Manuscripts: The Genius of Illumination was the title of an exhibition hosted at the British Library in Now selected papers have been published

ENGLISH or HISTORY - (lovely site on castles for Medieval History or Literature background)

ENGLISH or HISTORY - (lovely site on castles for Medieval History or Literature background)

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