Category: 14th century

This is me at Abbey Medieval Festival, Caboolt…

This is me at Abbey Medieval Festival, Caboolture, 2018.
Here’s a video about my experience at Abbey in 2017.

Hat, hood and gold belt: The Crowned Heart
Leather Belt: Made by me, fittings from Make Your Own Medieval
Linen dress and tunic: Also made by me

romebyzantium: Church of St Demetrianos, #Byz…

romebyzantium:

Church of St Demetrianos, #Byzantine, 1317 AD, Dhali, Cyprus.

discardingimages: cat Peterborough Bestiary, P…

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Peterborough Bestiary, Peterborough c. 1300-1310

Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 53, fol. 197v

discardingimages: ‘L’ is for Lucifer Petrus de…

discardingimages:

‘L’ is for Lucifer

Petrus de Sigifonte, Epistula Luciferi ad praelatos, France c. 1353

Troyes, Bibliothèque municipale, ms. 859, fol. 58v

illumanu: 14th century (1341) Austria, St. Pöl…

illumanu:

14th century (1341) Austria, St. Pölten

Herward von St. Andreae

unspecified manuscript, initial V

source (imareal)

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: …

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: The Battle of Crécy:

iloveancienthistory:

People I know I’ve been away for a while–I’ve been really freaking busy with this latest video!

It’s the first in a series I’m doing examining the effectiveness of the famed English longbow over the crossbow and French knight. If you’re interested, check it out!

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: …

How effective was the English LONGBOW? Pt. I: The Battle of Crécy:

iloveancienthistory:

People I know I’ve been away for a while–I’ve been really freaking busy with this latest video!

It’s the first in a series I’m doing examining the effectiveness of the famed English longbow over the crossbow and French knight. If you’re interested, check it out!

This past weekend I spent my time with a compa…

This past weekend I spent my time with a company of wonderful 15th century reenactors called the Company of the Phoenix, who are a group of incredibly friendly, funny and passionate people. Through their generosity, I got to learn so much from them and experience my love for all things medieval in a whole new way. I am just so, so greatful for the experience that I have had and want to thank the wonderful owners of Make Your Own Medieval for their kindness and generosity.

Here I am wearing my brand new handmade hood by The Crowned Heart, hanging out outside of our encampment.

Funny Epithets 12: Klaus Störtebeker (= Down t…

Funny Epithets 12: Klaus Störtebeker (= Down the beakerful)

The most famous leader of loosely orgenized Pirate guild Victual Brothers. He was captured in 1400 and executed in Hamburg. The skull is alleged to be his. Störtebeker was also known to be a heavy drinker and hence the nickname. It was claimed that he could gulp four liters of beer without taking the beaker out of his mouth :-)), Nowadays there is also a German beer brand called Störtebeker. The name is a homage to the famous pirate.

sources:

pic1. By Michail Jungierek [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.5  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

pic2: By Sebastian Sonntag [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC BY-SA 3.0  (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Jeanne de Clisson, the Bloody Lioness of Britt…

Jeanne de Clisson, the Bloody Lioness of Brittany – HeadStuff:

An interesting article/biography. Among other things she commanded a so called Black Fleet that harassed and hunted French ships in the English channel. Ships were painted black and sails were red. Flagship was named “My Revenge”