My lords! Duchesses! Hear ye! Yesterday was the 600th anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt where Henry V of England (who had a really stupid haircut) used his ridiculous Lloyd Christmas-hairded longbow men to great effect and defeated a much larger army of French knights who undoubtedly died, one and all, with really stupid haircuts.… Continue reading 9 medieval battles that were even more significant than Agincourt? Say it ain’t so!
Fellow medievalists, Just today the Utrecht Psalter went on display at the Museum Catharijneconvent, open to the public! Normally it is kept in a controlled and secluded atmosphere so the likes of you can't see it. This renowned Psalter is from the period of about 830 (Carolingian Period) and includes the art work of nine separate… Continue reading Unleash the Utrecht Psalter!!! (and the Kraken too, I suppose – he needs the exercise)!!!!
Herewith some exhaustive reading from a blog dedicated to King Henry III of England. This particular blog entry discusses Henry III and Eleanor of Provence's thirteenth-century wedding. Enjoy!
CEU Medieval Radio proudly presents its 'Past Perfect!' Weekend dedicated to the radio's weekly talk show on medieval and early modern history and culture. Tune in to CEU Medieval Radio this Saturday (June 1) to listen to the best episodes of last and this year's 'Past Perfect!'. 'Past Perfect!' is CEU Medieval Radio’s show on… Continue reading ‘Past Perfect!’ Weekend this Saturday