norsestateofawareness:

Vendel helmet replica
Photo by Iórunnr Solvisdóttir

norsestateofawareness:

Vendel helmet replica

Photo by Iórunnr Solvisdóttir

ritasv:

Bouvines 1214 by Marechal Jacques

ritasv:

Bouvines 1214 by Marechal Jacques

bantarleton:

Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me, happy birthday dear Ba’an, happy birthday to me!

Today, all Brits should spare a thought for one of their army’s liveliest characters on the 260th anniversary of his birth!

medievallove:

St. Andrews cathedral ruins, Fife, Scotland.
12th c.
by philhaber on Flickr.

medievallove:

St. Andrews cathedral ruins, Fife, Scotland.

12th c.

by philhaber on Flickr.

ratelet-james:

James Ratelet, Porte Cailhau , Place du Palais,  quai richelieu  , Bordeaux, Gironde France 16

ratelet-james:

James Ratelet, Porte Cailhau , Place du Palais,  quai richelieu  , Bordeaux, Gironde France 16

medievalistsnet:

King Eric II Magnusson of Noway & Iceland (1268 – 1299). ~S
Signs of Power. Manorial Demesnes in Medieval Iceland
Árni Daníel Júlíusson (Reykjavík Academy, Reykjavík, Iceland)
Viking and Medieval Scandinavia: 6 (2010) 1-29
Abstract
Manors and manorial demesnes are a familiar part of the medieval world of Europe, outside of the nort. Very little focus has been on manorial demesnes in Iceland, whihc has an abundance of sources on manors and demesnes. These sources have mostly been overlooked, but this article reveals some of the rich history of Icelandic medieval manorial demesnes, shedding new light on the Nordic medieval world. Manorial demesnes in Iceland existed from as early as the sources go, the eleventh century, and probably earlier. They were the centre of chieftain and clerical power, large and populous farms with large production…

medievalistsnet:

King Eric II Magnusson of Noway & Iceland (1268 – 1299). ~S

Signs of Power. Manorial Demesnes in Medieval Iceland

Árni Daníel Júlíusson (Reykjavík Academy, Reykjavík, Iceland)

Viking and Medieval Scandinavia: 6 (2010) 1-29

Abstract

Manors and manorial demesnes are a familiar part of the medieval world of Europe, outside of the nort. Very little focus has been on manorial demesnes in Iceland, whihc has an abundance of sources on manors and demesnes. These sources have mostly been overlooked, but this article reveals some of the rich history of Icelandic medieval manorial demesnes, shedding new light on the Nordic medieval world. Manorial demesnes in Iceland existed from as early as the sources go, the eleventh century, and probably earlier. They were the centre of chieftain and clerical power, large and populous farms with large production…

paganroots:

Viking hall at Trelleborg, Denmark by Berthold Steinhilber

paganroots:

Viking hall at Trelleborg, Denmark by Berthold Steinhilber

archaicwonder:

Medieval Silver Hands Ring, 13th-16th century
A round-section penannular hoop with bulbs and opposed hands to the finials.

archaicwonder:

Medieval Silver Hands Ring, 13th-16th century

A round-section penannular hoop with bulbs and opposed hands to the finials.

themountainsare:

Scafell Crag by Nick Landells

themountainsare:

Scafell Crag by Nick Landells