Middle Ages History
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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
From Culture24: Experts say a shoe-wearing skeleton, found as part of an excavation on a church beneath Lincoln Castle dating back at least 1,000 years,… Read More »Anglo-Saxon coffin uncovered in Lincoln Castle
From Heritage Daily: Archaeologists have helped to prove the size and thus the importance of a Palace that formed the royal heart of Sherwood Forest in… Read More »Archaeologists further knowledge of Palace in Sherwood Forest
Today is officially Leif Erikson Day. Commemorated as a national holiday by President Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, the holiday is an observance of Leif… Read More »Today in Medieval History: Happy Leif Erikson Day!