Category Archives: Historical Archives

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Medieval Scholars

Nobody geeks out over “Game of Thrones” like medieval scholars! Of all Monday morning Game of Thrones recaps, one of the most delightfully esoteric can be found on the Instagram and Tumblr accounts of the Getty museum in Los Angeles. … Continue reading

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Medieval Graves

According to archaeologists, a reopened grave usually indicates grave robbery. Martine van Haperen, however, draws a different conclusion. Mediaeval people presumably reopened graves to strengthen the ties with their family ancestors: they would take objects with a strong symbolic significance. … Continue reading

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Medieval Mothers

The stories are below aren’t pulled from “Game of Thrones.” Promise. In the rough-and-tumble setting of medieval England, royal mothers were expected to do far more than just ensure their children, the future monarchs, were healthy and well-educated. She had … Continue reading

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The Great Heathen Army!

The Great Heathen Army has arrived on the History Channel!

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The Crown

The Crown will trace the life of Queen Elizabeth II from her wedding in 1947 to the present day. It is expected to span 60 episodes over 6 seasons, with Claire Foy playing the Queen in the early part of … Continue reading

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