Good article by Tim O’Neill, M.A. in medieval literature, regarding several misconceptions about the medieval period. It’s clear that there was a collapse in learning and much… Read More »Why Are the Middle Ages Often Characterized as Dark or Less Civilized?
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From Fox News: British archeologists are hoping they have discovered partial remains of the ninth-century’s King Alfred the Great at a medieval abbey in southwest England.… Read More »Bone found at English abbey could be King Alfred the Great
Mainmorte Mortmain. The lord’s right to a share of his men’s personal estate after death. (Duby, Georges. Rural Economy and Country Life in the Medieval… Read More »Medieval history term of the week: Mainmorte
The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade By Susan Wise Bauer Hardcover: 746 pages Publisher: W. W.… Read More »The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade