Archive - May 19, 2006 - Story

Today in the Middle Ages: May 19, 1214

The City of London received a charter allowing it to elect its own officials on May 19, 1214.

Romani DNA Found in 11th Century Anglo-Saxon Skeleton

The 11th Century skeleton of a young Anglo-Saxon Christian male has found to contain a rare form of mitochondrial DNA identified as Romani.

Anglo-Norman Dictionary Online

The University of Wales Aberystwyth and the University of Wales Swansea have teamed up to produce an electronic edition of the Anglo-Norman Dictionary. Anglo-Norman is the language spoken throughout Britain between 1066 and the middle of the 15th century.

Middle Ages Builds Teamwork

Art teacher Mary Anne Haines knows kids love knights and castles. That's why Warm Springs Middle School in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia hosts a medieval faire each year complete with an entire town created by the students.

Lochac Crown Tournament Photos Online

Isíbéal inghean Chorcráin of Castle Saburac has posted a nice album of photos taken at the recent Lochac Fall 2006 Crown Tournament.