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2014 Medieval Year in Review: Television

The White Queen

While the silver screen offered very little for medieval viewing the small screen is taking over! There was the obvious Season 4 of Game of Thrones, but it wasn’t alone. HISTORY, Starz, PBS and even Netflix offered something for TV Viewing. In fact your best bet for medieval fantasy is Television. Game of Thrones continues…

The Many Faces of the Middle Ages: Medieval Facial Reconstruction

medieval facial reconstruction

Earlier this year the medieval world was flipped on its head with the discovery of King Richard III. One of the fascinating aspects of the project was the facial reconstruction of Richard III. But it wasn’t the first time facial reconstruction was utilized on a medieval skeleton. Facial Reconstruction What exactly is facial reconstruction and…

‘The Hollow Crown’ DVD Release Date

Hollow Crown DVD

Last week we announced the USA air dates for The Hollow Crown. This week we have the official date for the DVD release. The Hollow Crown will be available on DVD on 17 September 2013. If you want to get a jump start on your friends you can watch the series three days before it…

Star-Studded Shakespeare Mini-Series The Hollow Crown Comes to PBS This Fall!

Hollow Crown

Get excited: The Hollow Crown – a star-studded quartet of several of William Shakespeare’s most famous history plays – finally has an American airdate. The films will premiere on Great Performances this September on PBS stations around the country, running weekly from September 20 – October 11. The Hollow Crown is a four-part miniseries that…

MAP#38 – Medieval Archaeology News

Archaeology Medieval Archives

I was first introduced to archaeology as a kid and up on the movie screen was a whip carrying, fedora wearing relic hunter. When Indiana Jones wasn’t fighting Nazis or running for his life he was on a quest to gather ancient artifacts. Today on the Medieval Archives Podcast we are going to examine real…

Medieval castle can be yours for a night

When I received an invitation to a weekend party at England’s Hampton Court, I anticipated free rein between the ramparts at a castle Henry VIII once called his own. It wasn’t until I prepared to book my train ticket that I discovered my mistake. I had been asked to Hampton Court Castle in Hereford, not…

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-06-06

1431 – in Rouen, FR Joan of Arc age 19 is burned at the stake by an English tribunal during the Hundred Years War http://twitpic.com/1snc0h # 1469 – Manuel I the 14th king of Portugal is born http://twitpic.com/1sx7pu # 1246 – Isabella of Angoulême the second wife of King John dies # 1443 – Lady…