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By Time Period Middle Ages

BBC History: Middle Ages

Explores various topics throughout the Middle Ages.

The Book of Deer Project

A tenth century illuminated gospel manuscript from North East Scotland, the only pre-Norman manuscript from this geographical area. Includes the historical background, and an assessment of its Gaelic contents.

Charter of Liberties of King Henry I

Translation on the Charter of Liberties of King Henry I AD 1100, also known as the Coronation Charter.

Ian Mortimer

Presents notes and essays by Ian Mortimer, medieval historian, plus a bibliography of his works.

Magna Carta

British Library site providing details of th Magna Carta with zoomable image and translation.

Magna Carta Barons

Features information on the towns and villages of the Magna Carta sureties, with profiles of individual barons.

Mapping Medieval Chester

A multidisciplinary project to research and map the 15th century city, using a Geographical Information System (GIS) to interpret Chester's urban landscape; includes background, resource articles, maps, literary texts, and publications list.

Medieval Wall Painting in the English Parish Church

An illustrated guide to existing examples of medieval art, with background articles and links.

Offers information about Medieval Britain on a variety of themes, including daily life, religion, weapons, women and feudalism.

Ramsey Abbey

A history of the Benedictine monastery, now beneath Ramsey Abbey School, and its archaeology.

The Scriptorium

Dedicated to all things "medieval", from recipes, cutting quills and heraldry through re-enactment groups and suppliers of medieval items.

The Sheela Na Gig Project

A gazetteer of grotesque stone carvings of a female figure found on Romanesque churches, with an exploration of possible meanings/significance, and a collection of resources.


Detailed history of medieval times, castles and castle design.

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