1001 CE to 1100 CE
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-07-15 17:29
A 10th or 11th century Saxon rotunda, thought to be part of a monastery, has been unearthed in Leominster, England during a geophysical survey. The structure may be connected to Earl Leofric and his wife, the famed Lady Godiva.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-06-16 17:15
A team of archaeologists working on a Teesside site on Hartlepool's Headland hope to find a medieval town. Previous digs have undercovered traces of buildings dating to the Middle Ages.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-06-09 19:25
Stuart W. Mirsky has written an historical novel about the Norse in North America circa AD 1050 (after Leif Eiriksson is believed to have traveled here).
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-30 11:30
An 11th century gospel lectionary, missing from Canterbury Cathedral since the mid-16th century, has been recovered.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-04-27 14:47
Micel Folcland, the Wisconsin-Illinois-Indiana wic of Regia Anglorum North America, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring its first Living History Exhibition (LHE) at Jubilee Old English Fair near Brimfield, Illinois, on the weekend of 17-19 June, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-04-27 10:28
Micel Folcland, the Wisconsin-Illinois-Indiana wic of Regia Anglorum North America, is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring its first Living History Exhibition (LHE) at Jubilee Old English Fair near Brimfield, Illinois, on the weekend of 17-19 June, 2005. The LHE will be in the SCA camp, and public hours--the times when it will be as accurate as possible--will be announced later but will not conflict with other activities on or below the hill.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-14 12:34
"Romanesque France," an exhibition of 300 works of Romanesque art, will be on display at the Louvre Museum in Paris until June 6, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-27 17:58
A new study shows a colleration between "difficult social periods" discussed in Viking sagas and unusually cold weather patterns.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-03-26 17:24
Research on lenses discovered at a Viking archaeological dig on the island of Gotland provides evidence that the Norse may have had sophisticated navigational instruments as early as the 11th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-03-06 09:25
Plans to expand the exhibit space of Florence's Uffizi Gallery have been thwarted by the discovery of the foundations of several medieval houses.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-03-01 07:16
Members of the Scottish Parliament are seeking to clear the reputation of the historical Macbeth for the 1,000th anniversary of his birth.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-02-27 09:56
Northumbria's five-sided Mitford Castle, built in the 11th century, burnt by King John and sacked by Robert the Bruce, will find new life thanks to a grant from English Heritage.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-02-21 21:55
Norwegian archaeologists are excited by the discovery of what is probably the country's oldest church. Located in the city of Skien, the church is believed to have been built in the 11th century.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-02-19 15:37
A 1,000-year-old Viking boat, constructed from an oak log, has been given a place of prominence in the Yorkshire Museum's Jorvik Viking Festival holiday showcase.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-24 15:26
English Heritage has announced that the next re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings will take place in October 2006, coinciding with the 950th anniversary of the battle.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-12-21 00:25
The Battle of Brunanburh, fought in 937 c.e., saw the defeat of the Vikings by the Anglo-Saxons. Now researchers believe they can place the epic battle at Wirral in England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-12-16 13:39
Two new books on the Crusades have hit the shelves. New Yorker writer Joan Acocella does the review.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-12-13 15:16
Duke Arthur of Lockehaven was featured in a History Channel program about the Battle of Hastings. His Grace has provided SCAtoday.net with a behind-the-scenes peek at the filming of "Command Decisions".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-12-08 12:27
The Online Medieval and Classical Library presents its 12th offering, "The Song of Roland."
Submitted by Karen on Mon, 2004-12-06 17:13
"Iraq and China: Ceramics, Trade and Innovation" will be on display at the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in Washington, DC, through April 24, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 12:08
An article by Cassandra Franklin-Barbajosa for National Geographic traces the history of tattoos, including the use of the Jerusalem cross during the Crusades.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 08:18
The remains of a 1,000-year-old mosque have been discovered near Baft in southern Iran.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-03 15:27
Archaeologists have discovered the family home of a Viking woman they believe returned to Iceland after a trip to North America, where she had given birth to a child.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-11-17 20:10
The History Channel will present "The Battle of Hastings," part of its Command Decisions series on Saturday November 20 at 8:30 a.m. (EST)
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2004-11-17 18:38
Regia Anglorum is a medievalist organization that recreates the life and culture of England in the period immediately preceding the Battle of Hastings in 1066 CE. Officially, their time period of interest is the period from 950 CE to 1066 CE.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-11-13 16:16
R. Howard Bloch will teach an NEH summer seminar at Yale University entitled The Bayeux Tapestry and the Making of the Anglo-Norman World.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-26 22:38
Workers near Žilina, Slovakia have begun excavating the ruins of a complete 10th-13th century village beneath the site of a proposed Hyundai/Kia car plant.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-18 18:01
Researchers, working on an 85cm-long piece of wood found near the town of Nanortalik, Greenland in 1997, now believe that it was a ski.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 18:34
New research shows that Arab scholars cracked the secret of hieroglyphs 800 years before the discovery of the Rosetta stone.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-09-26 23:09
A new genetic study places the origins of Romany gypsies as India rather than Egypt as previously believed.