Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-26 11:01
Raymond Tebble of South Shields, England, was convicted of "going equipped for theft" to an archaeolical site in Leicestershire, England, and was sentenced to one month in prison. His metal detector was confiscated.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-25 10:56
An archaeological dig at Northgate House in Winchester, England has unearthed well-preserved remains of several early medieval buildings.
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 Wed, 2004-12-22 11:40
Henry VIII used the margins of his books as a useful place to make notes and comments. Ben Macintyre of the London Times discusses marginalia, the propensity of scholars to notate in the margins of books.
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 Sun, 2004-12-19 15:18
A carved stone bearing a relief of St. Peter and used as a cat's headstone was auctioned recently at Sotheby's, bringing UK£200,000.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-19 13:20
A treasure trove inquest held recently in Great Suffolk, England, has declared a collection of jewelry fragments discovered by a metal detector to be treasure.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 19:20
England's National Portrait Gallery has added a rare porait of Thomas Howard, 4th Duke of Norfolk, to its collection. Howard was a powerful courtier during the reign of Elizabeth I.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-18 10:40
Visitors to London will be able to see Britain's oldest printed document on display at the National Archives.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-12-17 10:45
Archaeologists are trying to puzzle out the purpose of Paul Meale's duck pond. Was it a medieval swannery or a 19th century wildlife sanctuary?
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 JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-10 13:22
A new online database has been developed that lists the collections of various museums, archives and libraries in Bath.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 17:34
Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 09:24
Marine archaeologists are excited about the discovery of parts of a medieval ship in the Thames Estuary.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-12-04 17:33
Derbyshire carpenter Patrick Weir has a new theory on the construction of Stonehenge and how the massive stones were transported to Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Fri, 2004-12-03 09:43
The graves of five Saxon warriors were discovered on the weekend at Marlborough by metal detecting enthusiasts.
Submitted by Karen on Sat, 2004-11-27 16:10
"Letterwriting in Renaissance England," on display at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, through April 2, 2005 traces the evolution of Renaissance letter-writing.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-26 20:50
Archaeologists have long wondered what medieval Carlisle, England looked like, and now, with the discovery of a 12th century bronze factory, they are closer to knowing.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-11-26 19:21
New analyses of remains at archaeological sites suggest that over-fishing in and near England became prevalent around AD 1000.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-11-23 16:07
The York Archaeological Trust highlights 150 artifacts from its collection of over 500,000 objects in the Treatures of York.
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 Sat, 2004-11-13 11:13
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth was photographed recently sitting next to Colonel Simon West of the 1st Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who apparently was careless with the arrangement of his kilt.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:29
This is a bibliography page listing print and online resources for those interested in Elizabethan embroidery and blackwork.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-11-12 10:24
A Stitch Out of Time is a resource for those interested in (primarily) English and German embroidery from the 9th through 16th centuries.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sun, 2004-11-07 22:31
A 12th Century bronze-working shop and related materials have been found under a recently demolished pub in Carlisle.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 15:57
Botanists believe that all English elm trees may be descended from one tree brought to England by the Romans.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-11-07 15:56
Ghost-hunters gather around Halloween to seek the spirits of Roman soldiers as part of York, England's fabled "Ghost Tour."
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2004-11-05 09:14
"Now Thrive the Armorers: The Arms & Armor of Shakespeare" will be on display at the Higgins Armory Museum through June 23, 2005.