During the Middle Ages, the wild boar was admired and feared for its courage and ferocity. Learn more about this warrior among beasts!
A medieval manuscript ransomed from Vikings: The Stockholm Codex Aureus
A medieval book that was looted by Vikings! Learn more about one of the most beautiful medieval manuscripts: The Stockholm Codex Aureus.
An Anglo-Saxon Anecdote: The Battle of the Birds, 671
In the year 671, a fight broke out among English and foreign birds; the English birds triumphed, or did they?
Paws, Pee and Pests: Cats among Medieval Manuscripts
Cats leaving paw-prints and pee-stains in medieval manuscripts. An old blog post and its aftermath.