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Medieval Marriage in Ireland – Lora O’Brien

Irish History, Irish Society, Spirituality, Uncategorized Tagged With: Civil Rights, Gaelic Ireland, Irish Spiritual Practice, Marriage, Medieval, Spirituality Source: Medieval Marriage in Ireland – Lora O’Brien

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10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

There’s a long list of insane people who have held positions of power. It’s kind of in the job description. Here are the most insane rulers of them all. Source: 10 Insane Rulers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

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Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

“God helpe minum handum” – God help my hands. Making manuscripts was hard work, as these early medieval English colophons reveal. Source: Scribal complaints: Early medieval English copyists and their colophons « Dutch Anglo-Saxonist

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Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

Finally, there’s this image of a dog jousting against a rabbit who is riding a snail-man. Source: Why Are There Violent Rabbits In The Margins Of Medieval Manuscripts? | Jon Kaneko-James

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Early medieval houses in Ireland: some perspectives from archaeology, early Irish history, and experimental archaeology – Early Medieval Ireland and Beyond

Sunday 28th May 2017 Aidan O’Sullivan, Brendan O’Neill and Eileen Reilly Early medieval houses in Ireland, as elsewhere, were the places where people slept, worked on crafts, prepared and consumed … Source: Early medieval houses in Ireland: some perspectives from

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Ireland’s bizarre genital sculptures revealed in new map | Daily Mail Online

The bizarre sculptures of naked women exposing their vulva, found in medieval tower-houses, church sites and holy wells across Ireland and parts of the UK, have puzzled historians for decades. Source: Ireland’s bizarre genital sculptures revealed in new map |

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Living The History – Beery me – a few snippets about medieval beer and ale drinking by Elizabeth Chadwick @ Elizabeth Chadwick

Beery-Me – a few snippets about medieval beer and ale drinking. Source: Living The History – Beery me – a few snippets about medieval beer and ale drinking by Elizabeth Chadwick @ Elizabeth Chadwick

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Was Sansa’s Abuse Normal in the Middle Ages? | The Public Medievalist

Source: Was Sansa’s Abuse Normal in the Middle Ages? | The Public Medievalist

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Life in the Middle Ages: Medieval bastards

Source: Life in the Middle Ages: Medieval bastards

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Fairs and Markets

Even people who lived in the countryside in the fourteenth century were not always self-sufficient in food. Many tenants preferred to grow crops for money, rather than grow everything that they nee… Source: Fairs and Markets

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