Medieval Information & Resources

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5 Myths About Richard III

Richard of Gloucester, better known as Richard III, ruled England from 1483 until his death in 1485 at the battle of Bosworth. Most of…

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24 of Britain’s Best Castles

The following article offers a brief history of some of the best castles existing in Britain today. Some are well preserved, while others are ruins. All…

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10 Facts About War in the Middle Ages

Medieval warfare distinguished itself from combat in Antiquity through a series of social and technological developments including a shift in military strategy and new types of…

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10 Facts About Medieval Religion

During the Middle Ages in Europe Christianity had become the only officially recognised religion. The exception was of course when parts of southern Europe, such…

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10 Medieval Maps of Britain

People in the medieval world were remarkably well travelled and huge leaps were made in the extent and precision of cartography in the late…