Tag Archive: Anne of Bohemia

MAP#56: Jan Hus and the Hussite Wars

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Jan Hus was a Czech or more accurately for his time, a Bohemian priest, philosopher and religious reformer who shock up the catholic church in the 15th century. We’ll look at his life, his ideas about religion and the catholic church and the wars fought in his name. I have shelves and shelves of medieval…

MAP: Ep 13 – History of St. Valentine’s Day

A short history of St. Valentine’s Day. Who is the real St Valentine? Why is the day linked to love and romance? Which medieval author can we thank for transforming Valentin’s Day into a day of love and romance? Find out how it all began and how it relates to the Middle Ages in this…

Great Hospital in Norwich could open to more visitors

The current master of the 13th Century Great Hospital in Norwich is keen to open up more of the site to visitors. Kevin Pellatt wants to promote the hospital’s vast history and allow visitors to see its medieval, Georgian and Victorian buildings up-close. “It’s a regret that not more people know of us,” said Mr…