Robert Curthose invasion of England in 1101
Robert, Duke of Normandy , nicknamed Curthose for the shortness of his legs and hence his leggings, was the oldest, nicest and least effe...
A Magnificent and Important Ostrogothic Gold and Garnet Cloisonne Orinthomorphic Fibula, From the Renowned Domagnano Treasure
Gold and garnet, 5th Century C.E. In the form of a stylized figure of an eagle, depicted in profile to the right, its body of raised circular form, its flattened wings with stepped lower edges, to either side, the long, almost straight tail feathers below, with undulating lower edge, with curved beak, the body with circular cells forming a cruciform design, lozenges and other motifs between the arms, a vertical line of circular cellwork down the center of the tail, chevrons to either side…
Lore and Saga. The Living History Service for Education. Reproduction Viking Silver.
Living history services and resources for schools, museums and heritage sites. Viking and Roman in school sessions, workshops and craft demonstrations. teachers notes and worksheets.
May 27: Bertha and Ethelbert, Queen and King of Kent, 616
Welcome to the Holy Women, Holy Men blog! We invite you to read about this commemoration, use the collect and lessons in prayer, whether individually or in corporate worship, then tell us what you …
Anglo-Saxon house in West Stow to be pulled down
An Anglo-Saxon house in a reconstructed village is to be dismantled so archaeologists can learn more about historical construction methods.
A Sutton Hoo purse for holding gold coins and ingots with base made from ivory and overlain with gold plaques cloisonne garnets and millefiori glass - Brought to you by the Historyteller podcast. Click on the image to subscribe on iTunes!
Robert Curthose (c. 1054 – 3 February 1134), Robert was the eldest son of William the Conqueror, the first Norman king of England, and Matilda of Flanders,he was the Duke of Normandy from 1087 until 1106 and an unsuccessful claimant to the throne of the Kingdom of England.
Ælfgyva, The Mystery Lady of The Bayeux Tapestry - Anna Belfrage
For many years the presence of a lady known as Ælfgyva on the Bayeux Tapestry has baffled historians. No one knows who she is or why she is depicted on the tapestry. Today’s guest, Paula Lofting, spends most of her free time researching the 11th century (and writing great books set in the period). She … Ælfgyva, The Mystery Lady of The Bayeux Tapestry Read More »
Catholic Wonderworkers: 11th Century
11th Century St. Adelaide of Guelders (abbess) [†2/5/1015] - (1) Bl. Albert of Pontida (Benedictine abbot) [†5/1/1095] - (1) St. Aldemar the Wise of Capua (Benedictine monk) [†3/24/1080] - (1) famous for his miracles St. Alferius of La Cava (Benedictine abbot who founded the Benedictine abbey Holy Trinity of La Cava under the Cluniac rule) [930-Holy Thursday of 1050] - (1) God healed him when, during a life-threatening illness, he promised to enter the religious life St. Alfwold of Sherborne…