Archaeologists search for site of Battle of Bannockburn

From the Telegraph:
Archaeologists launched a bid to uncover the site one of the most famous battles in Scottish history - in the grounds of a police headquarters.
Archaeologists launched a bid to uncover the site one of the most famous battles in Scottish history — in the grounds of a police headquarters.
Central Scotland Police’s headquarters at Randolphfield, […]

Medieval History Term of the Week: Uchelwr

Uchelwr
Term for Welshmen who were free landholders. In time the termcame to apply to families from whom local leaders were selected; those whoconsidered themselves born to lead. They were similar as a class to the English.
*Source: A Dictionary of Medieval Terms & Phrases by Christopher Coredon with Ann Williams

The Battle of Stamford Bridge Society

Each year, the Battle of Stamford Bridge Society holds a big two day re-enactment event surrounding the battle that occurred on September 25th, 1066. This years event will be held on September 22nd/23rd. It attracts around 300-400 Saxon and Viking warriors. These folks set up living history tents and then re-enact various aspects of the battle. The tents […]