Aoife's Links

The Power of Cheese

This week Dame Aoife, a self-avowed "Cheesehead," writes about one of her favorite topics: Cheese!

Medieval Music: Charms to Soothe the Savage Breast

This week Dame Aoife shares links relating to medieval and renaissance music.

Medieval Tools

They almost all qualify as "science" in the proverbial "Does it break glass?" test of art-versus-science. Hardware store dreams abound as Dame Aoife focuses this week on medieval tools used in the trades and in everyday life.

Notes to the Wise: Writing the Medieval Missive

This week, Dame Aoife offers her links about how to write letters forsoothly and includes links on how to write award recommendations.

Medieval shoes: best foot forward

This week's edition of the Links List is all about Footwear.

Mentioning unmentionables: Medieval underwear

This week, Dame Aoife mentions unmentionables in the form of underpinnings, codpieces, corsets and all manner of medieval underwear.

Masters, mistresses & knights: SCA elevation ceremonies

Dame Aoife discusses modern peerage elevation ceremonies in her latest collection of annotated links.

Medieval Kitchens

This episode of the Links List is about Medieval Kitchens--not the food itself, but the place where it was prepared.

Combat with a Flourish: Rapier Links

In this week's column, Dame Aoife provides annotated links pertaining to rapier combat.

Medieval Fortifications

Indulge your secret desire to design and possess your own castle by reading Dame Aoife's annoted links on medieval fortifications.

Tangled Webs: Medieval Weaving

This week, Dame Aoife gets all tied up in knots as she shares her research and links on medieval weaving.

Medieval Camping with Flair

Interested in spiffing up your camp at one of the many wars this year? Dame Aoife can help!

I Swear!

There has been much discussion recently about the swearing of oaths in the SCA. This week, Dame Aoife shares her links on the subject.

The Staff of Life

Aiofe's Links: Dame Aoife's Links column this week deals with bread and all that goes into it.

Setting the Medieval Table

This week Dame Aoife shares links pertaining to medieval jugs and pitchers.

Clothes Make the SCAdian

This week Dame Aoife shares links on a topic dear to the hearts of most re-enactors: costuming.

Get Thee to a Nunnery

This week Dame Aoife provides links for websites dealing with holy orders and monasteries.

Medieval Mary Kay

This week Dame Aoife makes the medieval world a more glamorous place with a list of links pertaining to medieval cosmetics and perfume.

Horsing Around Through History

Dame Aoife discusses horses in the Middle Ages and Renaissance in the latest edition of Aoife's Links.

Seals and Signets

Dame Aoife share links on the subject of medieval seals and signets.

Hitting the Target with Crossbows

Dame Aoife offers links for information and discussion on crossbows in this week's column.

Medieval Gardens

As a special bonus, Dame Aoife shares links that are most appropriate for spring. Her topic is medieval gardens, with an emphasis on herb and knot gardens.

Let There be Light!

This week Dame Aoife share links pertaining to lighting, medieval-style.

Studying the Kingdom of Jerusalem

This week Dame Aoife shares links dealing with the history and social customs of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.

Calming a Savage Breast

According to William Congreve, "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast," so readers will want to calm themselves by checking out Dame Aoife's music links.

Dame Aoife's Links on Espionage and Warfare

Dame Aoife's weekly links list presents seventeen selected web sites with information about spying, strategy, and tactics in the Middle Ages.

Love and Romance Online

This week, Dame Aoife takes the time to track down websites dealing with love, romance and Valentine's Day.

What's in a Name?

What's in a name? Lots, if you check out Dame Aoife's annotated list of links pertaining to names.

The Printer's Art of Medieval Woodcuts

Newsletter editors take note as Dame Aoife shares her sources for information on medieval woodcuts.

Metal Casting

Dame Aoife share resources for metal casting in this week's column.