Medieval Family Trees
By Jenny Weston This post was originally inspired by a recent revelation that one of my ancestors may have lived in Leiden in the early 1600s. A particularly unexpected find — given the fact that m…
Armor | Italian | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: ca. 1400–1450 and later. Culture: Italian. Medium: Steel, copper alloy, textile, leather. Dimensions: H. 66 1/2 in. (168.9 cm), Wt. 41 lb. (18.6 kg)...
This group of executed Vikings were inexperienced raiders who oozed smelly pus
The mass grave discovery containing executed Vikings The discovery of 50 young male skeletons, decapitated and lumped in an old quarry pit on an Olympic relief road in Weymouth five years ago, became an even more gripping story following scientific...
Viking, Saxon and Medieval jewellery reproductions from Danegeld
Danegeld makes accurate, replica jewellery for film, heritage and collectors. Specialising in Roman to Renaissance, with main focus on Viking, Saxon, Medieval and Tudor jewellery. Bespoke commissions and other time periods are always welcome.
A History of the World - Object : Medieval Pilgrim badge
A History of the World is a partnership between the BBC and the British Museum that focuses on world history, involving collaborations between teams across the BBC, and schools, museums and audiences across the UK. The project focuses on the things we have made, from flint to mobile phone.