Tag Archives: Medieval

Underground Medieval Palace

Old Sarum in Salisbury, the UK, is rich with history, dating back 5,000 years. During the Iron Age, it became the site of a hill fort, during the Roman occupation of Britain hundreds of years later, it became a military … Continue reading

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Medieval Black Plague

The plague was horrific, could hit without warning and killed tens of millions in 14th century Europe. But paradoxically, the population that survived ended up better off, with higher wages, cleaner living conditions and healthier food. Game of Thrones doesn’t … Continue reading

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Medieval Mystery

Till death did them part? For years researchers in the Novosibirsk region of Siberia have puzzled over dozens of ancient grave sites containing bodies buried face to face, some seemingly with hands clasped as if in an eternal embrace. But … Continue reading

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King Henry, The Tudors

The Tudors, showtimes original series (2007-2010), is now available on Amazon Prime for free and on Netflix. If you have not seen this series, we highly recommended it for it’s beautiful period customs, sets, music and acting. The only downside to this show … Continue reading

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Medieval Manuscripts Online

The British library aims to digitize 25,000 medieval manuscripts, so readers around the world can read them. Read FT Magazine’s Full Article “Nothing brings a book of 900-year-old  parchment to life as much as realizing that you can still see … Continue reading

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