Tag Archive: Joan of Arc

Hildegard of Bingen, Heroines of the Medieval World by Sharon Bennett Connolly

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A few weeks ago we had an interview with author Sharon Bennett Connolly. This week she has launched a blog tour for her book Heroines of the Medieval World. Medieval Archives is honored to take part in the tour and help support great medieval books! Sharon was kind enough to provide an excerpt from her…

Heroines of the Medieval World by Sharon Bennett Connolly

Medieval women have been getting overlooked for a long time, but not anymore! Books and documentaries are increasingly focusing on women in the Middle Ages. Sharon Bennett Connolly wrote a book dedicated to the strong women of the Middle Ages. Some of the women are familiar like Elenor of Aquitaine, while others are less known…

‘Joan of Arc’ ring sells for £240,000 after English v French bidding battle

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A medieval ring long associated with Joan of Arc sold for £240,000 – almost 30 times its estimate – at Timeline Auctions in Bloomsbury on February 25. It was bought by two French solicitors thought to be acting on behalf of the French government. In the transcript of Joan’s Trial of Condemnation in 1431 several…

MAP#58: Gilles de Rais – Gallant Knight, Occultist and Serial Killer

Gilles de Rais, an esteemed knight and the Marshall of France, who fought alongside Joan of Arc. Then he turned to the occult and tried to deal with the devil. Gilles isn’t remembered as a hero of France, instead he is remembered as a gruesome child murderer. On today’s episode we are going to look…

MAP#28 – Dan Snow Interview

Dan Snow, historian and award winning TV presenter takes a few minutes out of his busy schedule to talk to the Medieval Archives. Trained in the hallowed halls of Oxford University, Dan ventured into TV for a WWII Documentary and hasn’t looked back. His past medieval documentaries explored 1066 and The Battle of Hastings, Norman…

HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval is Now Available!

Actually the game has been available in the UK since last fall. But it is now available in the US market. I did a review of the game that you can view here -> Great Battles Medieval Review The review includes numerous screenshots and some videos. I would recommend this game to anyone. It is…

Review: HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval

HISTORY™ Great Battles Medieval is a Real Time Strategy game set during the Hundred Years’ War. It features different conflicts between England and France and allows you to play as either the English or the French. The English campaign is designed for beginners and you have the opportunity to fight as the Black Prince or…

Great Battles Medieval – interview with Iain McNeil

History Great Battles Medieval Gets a New Partner and UK Release Date

Publisher Slitherine’s latest title, HISTORY Great Battles Medieval is now due out at the end of September 2010 on Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. HISTORY is the leading cable television network offering award-winning non-fiction series and specials that invite viewers to experience the excitement and relevance of history – How, Why, What If…?. Short Description…

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…