From the BBC News: “Today we are urged to report fly-tipping and other nuisances – just as our forebears did 700 years ago. Their complaints… Read More »Complaints from neighbors in medieval Britain
“Historians don’t know how many soldiers were at the battle that marked the beginning of the end of the Byzantine empire, or how long it… Read More »Simulating Medieval Warfare on Supercomputers
An interesting post from Medieval News, with reference articles. A Viking legend tells of a glowing ‘sunstone’ that, when held up to the sky, revealed… Read More »Did Vikings navigate by polarized light?
From the Vancouver Sun: B.C.-based, Scots-Canadian writer Jack Whyte, a leading author in the genre of historical fiction, is touting the Robin Hood-Wallace link as… Read More »Author Jack Whyte draws link between Robin Hood and William Wallace
A perfectly preserved medieval village is set to lose its iconic cobbled streets over health and safety fears, it emerged today. Cobbled road surfaces and… Read More »Famous medieval village to lose cobbled streets