An introduction to the fascinating world of Old English glossed Psalters!
An Anglo-Saxon trivia quiz that will test (and/or increase) your knowledge about magical medicine in early medieval England!
What roles do worms, spiders and earwigs play in early medieval medicine? And why should you throw a dungbeetle over your shoulder?
Three early medieval English kings had a thing for candlesticks. From candle clocks to candle chastisement.
"God helpe minum handum" - God help my hands. Making manuscripts was hard work, as these early medieval English colophons reveal.
In the early Middle Ages, scribes developed techniques to encode their messages. Learn more about Anglo-Saxon cryptography and early medieval encryption. Q:·:|⋮ SCR⋮PS⋮T :·:|⋮|:·:|·T :T Q:·: L:G·T L:T:T:·:R
Find out how Cnut the Great changed his ways after he had seen the reanimated corpse of Edith of Wilton!
A good way to keep out unwanted visitors and an inspiration to authors and artists: decapitation and impalement in Anglo-Saxon England.
Following the Norman Conquest, Gytha, former countess of Wessex, was heavily involved in the resistance against William the Conqueror.
1300 years ago, the Anglo-Saxon missionary Boniface arrived in Dorestad. This blog reports on an exhibition held in celebration of this event.