What roles do worms, spiders and earwigs play in early medieval medicine? And why should you throw a dungbeetle over your shoulder?
It may not have the greatest illumination, but this Anglo-Saxon manuscript is unique in how it deals with the layout of its pages, including triangular text!
Learn more about a beautiful Old English manuscript, featuring the (partly) illustrated Psalm translations ascribed to Alfred the Great!
A medieval book that was looted by Vikings! Learn more about one of the most beautiful medieval manuscripts: The Stockholm Codex Aureus.
From Humphrey 'Golden-bollocks' to Alwy 'Beetle-beard' - this blog post deals with the remarkable bynames found for individuals mentioned in the Domesday Book.
Illustrated medieval manuscripts and severed babies. Cuthwine, bishop of Dunwich, had a taste for comics and gory details.
From the not-so-humble folding chair to the drinking-bench! Learn more about seating types in early medieval England.
The early medieval author of 'The Marvels of the East' collected various monsters that could rival Pokémon's finest, as this blog post reveals.