Archive - Dec 2, 2005

Search for Abbey Once Home to Knights Templar Continues

Bisham Abbey, actually a manor house dating back 800 years, was once home to some of the Knights Templar. The Earl of Salisbury and his family also inhabited the facility for many generations, and Queen Elizabeth I was imprisoned there by Queen Mary.

12th Century Icelandic Coins Discovered

Two Icelandic coins dating from the 11th century were found at an archaeological excavation at Háls at Kárahnjúkar.

Are you feeling funny? Medieval humor

Aoife's Links this week brings us a fine cure for the Wintertime Blues, with links full of the humor (not the humours) of the Middle Ages.

Eastrealmers Shed Clothes for Royal Travel Fund

Lady Zaneta Gavlinne Angiolieri has announced that the Northern Shores Royal Travel Fund has produced a medieval lingerie calendar to raise money for the East Kingdom Travel Fund.