Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2004-11-26 19:50
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 18:21
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 15:07
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 19:10
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 17:38
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 15:16
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 10:13
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 09:29
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 09:24
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 21:31
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 14:57
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 14:56
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 08:14
"Now Thrive the Armorers: The Arms & Armor of Shakespeare" will be on display at the Higgins Armory Museum through June 23, 2005.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 13:32
On Saturday, November 27, 2004, the British Museum will present Sutton Hoo Revisited, a day-long workshop on the Anglo-Saxon ship burial in East Anglia.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-31 03:30
British TV historian David Starkey is being accused of "stupid English prejudice" after he claimed that Scotland was not as important as England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Sat, 2004-10-30 13:27
Small pieces of bone, the leftovers from button making, have been found on the site of an old Salvation Army building in Coventry.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-23 11:12
Badgers? We Don't Need No Stinking Badgers! OK, I couldn't resist! But badgers are reportedly doing serious damage to prehistoric burial mounds on Salisbury Plain.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 16:52
A 9th century, gold, Anglo-Saxon penny sold for over US$400,000 recently, a world record for a British coin.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 08:15
Archaeologists working on Bamburgh Castle may have discovered a medieval chapel mentioned by the Venerable Bede as possessing the arm of St. Oswald.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-17 06:19
Experts are investigating the ceremonial burial site of four horses dating to the 1st century C.E. discovered recently in North Yorkshire, England.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 12:34
Excavations beneath the floor of Hexham, England's 14th century Moot Hall have revealed a previous structure.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2004-10-14 09:01
Local hobbyists using metal detectors have discovered a gold ring dating from late Tudor or early Stewart England.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-13 09:12
Medical history may need to be re-written after the recent discovery of a skull which shows signs of complex surgery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 09:29
British costuming legend Janet Arnold appeared recently in the online "Biography of the Day" series.
Submitted by Olyane on Fri, 2004-10-08 09:55
Heren Istarion is an organization dedicated to the learning and understanding of the life and works of Professor Tolkien. The organization is officially registered with the Tolkien Society UK as a "smial."
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-06 14:08
Local villagers in Cley, Norfolk are launching a search for 13 statues, which were removed from the local church during the Reformation led by Henry VIII.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-05 20:36
New evidence may show that Wales' great hero, Owain Lowgoch, was born in Surrey, England.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-05 10:00
Here's a riddle: What has 62.5 million words, over 60,000 pages and includes biographies of people who never existed? It's the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-03 10:46
A pillar from the Benedictine Priority Cathedral, which was destroyed during the reign of Henry VIII, has been unearthed in Coventry, England.
Submitted by Aoife on Sun, 2004-10-03 10:28
Speak Olde English, discover Saxon Pottery, Learn rune-writing, explore Bede's World and more with these children's activities, book suggestions, and weblinks.