Tag Archive: Late Middle Ages

A Journey to Medieval Paris by Stew Ross

Hotel de Sens

On a warm summer day in 1965, a 10-year old boy, his parents, and their tour guide stood in front of the Place de la Concorde in Paris watching an endless swirl of cars and Vespa motor scooters. The guide was explaining the significance of the plaza to the events of the French Revolution when…

Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum at the Society of the Four Arts

Event: Object of Devotion: Medieval English Alabaster Sculpture from the Victoria and Albert Museum at the Society of the Four Arts Date: December 4th to January 16th 2011 Medieval items that once adorned the homes and churches of Christians in England are the focus of one upcoming event in Palm Beach. Entitled Object of Devotion:…

Mold schoolchildren celebrate Owain Glyndwr

Youngsters at a Mold school explored their heritage with a medieval-themed day to celebrate the man who first united Wales as a nation. Pupils of Ysgol Glanrafon spent the day learning about Owain Glyndwr on Thursday, September 16 – 610 years after he was proclaimed Prince of Wales. “For the last four or five years…

Castle visitors step back to medieval times

Visitors to Caldicot Castle found themselves stepping back in time this weekend with two days of real life medieval history. The event, organised by the Early Medieval Alliance, saw armoured knights and archers parading through the castle’s historical encampments alongside Middle Age men and women who stopped to chat with visitors about life in the…