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The History Girls: Corhampton Church – a Saxon gem in Provincia Meanwarorum

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How Medieval Medicine is Helping us Today – just history posts

Today, many people have very staunchly held beliefs on medicine and cures for all sorts of ailments. Some people rigidly champion ‘western’ medicine, only believing in the effectiveness of drugs pr… Source: How Medieval Medicine is Helping us Today –

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The difference between Irish Fairy Forts, Ráth and Lios | Irish Imbas Books

The difference between Irish Fairy Forts, Ráth and Lios Source: The difference between Irish Fairy Forts, Ráth and Lios | Irish Imbas Books

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The History Girls: WHEN CLARET WAS PINK: Wine production in the Middle Ages.

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‘Fair Rosamund’ – History… the interesting bits!

English history, Medieval History, Medieval WomenEleanor of Aquitaine, Godstow, Henry II, Richard I, Rosamund Clifford, Rosamund de Clifford, Woodstock Source: ‘Fair Rosamund’ – History… the interesting bits!

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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

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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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Viking Music? New CD of Viking age music climbs the charts – Medievalists.net

Can one recreate the music of the Viking age? A newly released CD called Ice and Longboats: Ancient Music of Scandinavia hopes to do so, and has already earned praise from reviewers and risen into the top 20 of the

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Living The History – NAMING NAMES – a 13th century Primary source @ Elizabeth Chadwick

naming names Source: Living The History – NAMING NAMES – a 13th century Primary source @ Elizabeth Chadwick

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An African Abbot in Anglo-Saxon England – Medieval manuscripts blog

Source: An African Abbot in Anglo-Saxon England – Medieval manuscripts blog

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Top 10 Most Beautiful Medieval Manuscripts

Giovanni Scorcioni gives us his list of the most beautiful manuscripts of the Middle Ages Source: Top 10 Most Beautiful Medieval Manuscripts

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Secrets of Carreg Cennen Revealed – living+eucatastrophe

Carreg Cennen, a twelfth-century castle eventually brought to ruin during the War of the Roses, guards the top of a limestone cliff just outside the village of Trap in the Brecon Beacons. At the ba… Source: Secrets of Carreg Cennen

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