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MAP#67: Warrior Princess: Female warriors of the Middle Ages

Warrior Princess Countess_Jeanne

Women in the Middle Ages were docile, meek and subservient. Or at least that’s what we were led to believe. But that isn’t always the case. In previous lessons we looked at Black Agnes, the defender of Dunbar Castle and Melisende, the Queen of Jerusalem. Women like Joan of Arc, Isabella, the She-Wolf of France…

Medieval role-play ‘warrior’ fights off real-life burglars using re-enactment spear

Medieval role-play warrior

With his six-foot spear in hand, medieval warrior Neil Ashton prepared for battle against the two attackers. They had attacked his base out-of-the-blue, and with no-one around to provide backup, the lone player grabbed the nearest weapon and went on the offensive. But this was not role-play, this was real life, and re-enactment fan Neil…