Secrets of the Castle

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold travel to France to discover the secrets of Castle building that shaped the history of England under the Normans.  A new episode will be posted every day.

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Secrets of the Castle

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold travel to France to discover the secrets of Castle building that shaped the history of England under the Normans.  A new episode will be posted every day.

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Secrets of the Castle

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold travel to France to discover the secrets of Castle building that shaped the history of England under the Normans.  A new episode will be posted every day.

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Secrets of the Castle

Historian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom PinfoldHistorian Ruth Goodman and archaeologists Peter Ginn and Tom Pinfold travel to France to discover the secrets of Castle building that shaped the history of England under the Normans.  A new episode will be posted every day.

 

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Strategies of War in Westeros

Introduction: George R.R. Martin’s Westeros seems to have an unreasonably large number of battles compared to the real Middle Ages. In A Clash of Kings there are no less than five field actions during the course of Robb Stark’s one-year campaign in the South (the Green Fork, the Whispering Woods, the Battle of the Camps, Oxcross, and the Crag). In our world, though, these sorts of encounters were quite rare: Robb’s annus mirabilis was quite intense compared to the mere three battles in the entire real-life career of Edward the Black Prince, who was arguably the greatest English commander of the fourteenth century.westeros

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Game of Thrones: medieval inspiration

With the premiere of the newest season of Game of Thrones  a repost a look at the inspirations for the show.

From warrior eunuchs to shadowy assassins, Carolyne Larrington introduces some of the remarkable medieval people whose lives are reflected in the all-conquering fantasy drama…

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How to dress in the Middle Ages

Ever wonder what went into dressing in the Middle Ages?  These helpful videos will show you how men and women dressed for all occasions.

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