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The Handfasted Wife

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Robert le Magnifique Duc de Normandie, William the conqueror's father, was the great-great-grandson of Rollo the Ganger, Viking founder of Normandy. He was also a descendent of Charlemagne through his mother, Judith de Bretagne. My great-grandfather. European History, British History, Ancient History, My Family History, World History, Post Mortem, Statues, William The Conqueror, Plantagenet

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...

Ostrogothic Gold and Garnet Cloisonne Orinthomorphic Fibula, From the Domagnano Treasure. Gold and garnet, Century AD, Danube river region of Europe Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Old Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Antique Jewelry, Jewlery, Ancient History

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…

Living history services and resources for schools, museums and heritage sites. Viking and Roman in school sessions, workshops and craft demonstrations. Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Wiccan Jewelry, Crystal Sphere, Crystal Ball, Vikings

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.

BBC says this "rare Anglo-Saxon gold ring" is on display at Berkeley Castle and belongs to the eighth century. It is a lavish object, reminiscent of the rings Little John steals from Prince John in Disney's "Robin Hood"! Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Antique Jewelry, Wiccan Jewelry, Anglo Saxon History, Tudor History, Sutton Hoo

Anglo-Saxon treasure goes on display at Berkeley Castle

A rare gold ring, featured in a BBC2 documentary, is to go on temporary display at Berkeley Castle.

My great grandparents - 612 AD) Bertha, daughter of King Charibert I of the Franks, married Ethelbert who soon became the third English King: King of Kent (making her Queen of Kent.) She is Canonized for helping establish Christianity in England. Uk History, European History, Women In History, British History, Ancient History, Anglo Saxon Kings, Merovingian, Plantagenet, English Heritage

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 …

Lady in hawking glove with bird of prey (Merlin?) from Weingartener Stifterbüchlein (circa Artist unknown. Celtic Dragon, Celtic Art, Illuminated Letters, Illuminated Manuscript, 8th Grade Art, Medieval Paintings, Illumination Art, Medieval Art, Renaissance Art

Heaveninawildflower

Lady in hawking glove with bird of prey (Merlin?) from Weingartener Stifterbüchlein (circa 1510). Artist unknown. Wikimedia

An Anglo-Saxon-style house is to be pulled down so archaeologists can try to learn more about Century construction techniques. The wooden "grubenhaus" at West Stow Anglo-Saxon Village, Suffolk, was built in 1974 to test building theories. Anglo Saxon Houses, Medieval Houses, Timber Architecture, Historical Architecture, Anglo Saxon History, Ancient History, Ancient Aliens, European Tribes, European History

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.

Sutton Hoo Purse -- Centuries -- Bone or ivory base w/ seven decorative plaques worked in gold w/ cloisonne garnets & millefiori glass. The purse held gold coins & ingots. Medieval Jewelry, Viking Jewelry, Ancient Jewelry, Medieval Art, Antique Jewelry, Historical Artifacts, Ancient Artifacts, Anglo Saxon History, Sutton Hoo

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!

Read "William the Conqueror" by Jacob Abbott available from Rakuten Kobo. According to Wikipedia: "William I (circa 1028 9 September also known as William the Conqueror (Guillaume le Conq. Women Artist, Vikings, Historical Fiction Authors, Historical Photos, English Monarchs, King William, King Henry, Henry Viii, Bayeux Tapestry

King William the Conqueror

Charismatic, energetic and fearless - William the Conqueror braved the English Channel and Harold's army for the English throne.

Robert the Magnificent – was the Duke of Normandy from 1027 until his death. He was the father of William the Conqueror who became in King of England in 1066 and great, great grandson of the famous Viking leader and first Duke of Normandy Rollo. Uk History, My Family History, European History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, History Facts, Vikings, Renaissance

Gloucester Cathedral

Robert Curthose[1] (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.

inch Canvas Print (other products available) - PORTCHESTER CASTLE, Hampshire. Reconstruction drawing of Saxon settlement of late century by Peter Dunn, English Heritage Graphics Team. - Image supplied by Historic England - Box Canvas Print made in the USA Anglo Saxon History, British History, Poster Prints, Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Primary History, Castle Illustration, Roman Britain, Vikings

Education | Historic England

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SCA Garb Ælfgyva, The Mystery Lady of The Bayeux Tapestry - Anna Belfrage Bunk Beds For Your New Pla Anglo Saxon Clothing, Medieval Clothing, Women's Clothing, Medieval Gown, Medieval Costume, Medieval Life, Historical Costume, Historical Clothing, Anglo Saxon History

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 »

Edward the Confessor - King of England, last Anglo-Saxon king of the House of Wessex Uk History, British History, Tudor History, Adele, Anglo Saxon Kings, King Ragnar, Warrior King, Plantagenet, Early Middle Ages

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…