The Domesday Book

The Domesday Book is one of the most renowned, respected and revered public records ever to have been published. It is also the oldest public record to have survived through the ages. Unlike the modern census records, the Domesday Book was designed not to count the numbers of the population; it was instead designed to … Read more

Middle Ages Battles

The Middle Ages was a particularly violent and bloody period in English history. The Middle Ages is a period that is full of warfare and violence, and in this article we will look at some of the most notable wars. Notable Middle Ages Battles There are a number of key battles and campaigns during the … Read more

Hundred Years War

The Hundred Years War is by far one of the most aggressive, bloodiest and chaotic periods for both the English and French. The Hundred Years War was fought in two separate periods, 1337 – 1377 and then 1415 – 1453. Despite its name, the Hundred Years War lasted for a total duration of 116 years, … Read more

Hundred Years War – Timeline

The Hundred Years War marks on of the most violent and bloodiest periods in English history. The war was fought over a number of battles between the English and the French between 1337 through to 1453, and the war lasted for a total of 116 years. Obviously the length of the war meant that a … Read more

Painting Styles in the middle ages

Middle Ages paintings are some of the most beautiful pieces of artwork that were ever created. They can express an entire scene through a painting, and each and every one of them represents a great deal of the topics that were extremely important during that time period. You can tell a great deal about what … Read more

Paintings in the Middle Ages

The early Middle Ages were characterized by art of the Dark Ages and the time preceding them. This art, the Byzantium style, had developed in the Roman Empire prior to its fall. Artists were typically monks in monasteries, and the paintings themselves featured religious imagery in a flat tone with no perspective or sense of … Read more

Quotes in the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages quotes listed below are from some of the most famous and influential people of the time period.  These Middle Ages quotes reflect the culture and societal norms of the time period.  They cover everyone, from famous religious figures to philosophers, from lovers to painters. Hildegard of Bingen Hildegard of Bingen was a … Read more

Princesses in the Middle Ages

The life of medieval princesses is somewhat romanticized in contemporary thought giving the impression of fairy tales and castles.  However, the women of the Middle Ages who became princesses and queens had complex lives filled with politics, public opinion, and societal pressures. The Middle Ages were a time very much dominated by men, but a … Read more

Society in the Middle Ages

The Middle Ages is known to be the historical period of Europe between the 5th and 15th Century. The salient political feature of the initiation of this historical period was the collapse of Western Roman Empire while the medieval period ended with the advent of renaissance which is known to be the beginning of the … Read more

Sports in the Middle Ages

After the fall of Western Roman Empire, people in Europe faced harsh tumultuous political wars and religious struggles. During the early middle ages, Europeans faced the rising of feudal system and situations for common people were very difficult. However, situations kept improving as the system was more and more stabilized. The members of nobility were … Read more