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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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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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