Category: Medieval Studies

The Arms and Armour of Death

The Arms and Armour of Death

Anne Curry on three iconic objects from the tomb of Henry V at Westminster Abbey I feel I have lived with Henry V for most of my life. Well, ever… READ MORE

Exploring the Medieval Armoury 

Exploring the Medieval Armoury 

Ralph Moffat reflects on completing the final volume of his detailed sourcebook on medieval arms and armour.   They say good things come in threes. I truly hope you, dear… READ MORE

A Cultural History of the Medieval Sword 

A Cultural History of the Medieval Sword 

Robert W. Jones is Alumni Association Coordinator and tutor at Advanced Studies in England, an independent study abroad programme based in Bath, England. He is also a Visiting Scholar in History… READ MORE

Ethics in the Arthurian Legend

Ethics in the Arthurian Legend

Guest post written by Melissa Ridley Elmes and Evelyn Meyer, editors of the book ‘Ethics in the Arthurian Legend‘. In a few short sentences, please tell us what Ethics in the Arthurian Legend aims… READ MORE

The New Reynard

The New Reynard

Guest post written by Nigel Bryant, who is well known for his lively and accurate versions of medieval French works. His translations of Chrétien de Troyes’ Perceval and all its continuations and… READ MORE

Books to look out for in September 2023

Books to look out for in September 2023

New month, new releases! First up is Democracy and Nigeria’s Fourth Republic examining Nigeria’s challenges with consolidating democracy and the crisis of governance; The Last Laugh looks into Murnau’s classic… READ MORE

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