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Images from and about the fantasy novel A Gyrfalcon for a King.

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The Greatest Representations of Comets in the History of Art

The Greatest Representations of Comets in the History of Art

We may not have known what comets were until the late sixteenth century, but humans have been recording their impressions of these orbiting ice balls for thousands of years. Some of the most beautiful art ever made reveals how long comets have been inspiring our imaginations.

How sparrowhawks catch garden birds - Life in the Air: Episode 2 Preview...

How sparrowhawks catch garden birds - Life in the Air: Episode 2 Preview - BBC One

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Give it Forth: Adventures in Medieval Cookery: To Candy any Root, Fruits, or Flowers

To Candy any Root, Fruits, or Flowers

Sugared Plums In preparation for serving the dessert course at an upcoming SCA event I have been working with preserving a variety of roots, fruits and yes...earlier this year I preserved flowers (see: To Candy Flowers). So the method I am using is based on the method below: Dissolve sugar, or sugar-candy in Rose-water, boyl it to an height, put in your roots, fruits or flowers, the syrup being cold, then rest a little; after take them out, and boyl the sirrup again, then put in more roots…

Falconry Book of Frederick II 1240s detail falconers - Falconry - Wikipedia

Falconry Book of Frederick II 1240s detail falconers - Falconry - Wikipedia

BritLibAddMS35166ApocalypseUnkFolio3SealBlackHorse - Horses in the Middle Ages - Wikipedia

BritLibAddMS35166ApocalypseUnkFolio3SealBlackHorse - Horses in the Middle Ages - Wikipedia

Scotiafile: The Sweet Tooth Scots

The Sweet Tooth Scots

The Scots eat more sweets than any other people in the world. Only the Swiss come a close second. Traditionally our eating habits were fairly bland and seasonless but all that changed when sugar started to be shipped in bulk from the West Indies in 1680. Tablet and fudge became firm favourites in Scotland and a tradition of boiling became established with many of the recipes have remained unchanged for hundreds of years. The boiled sweets we eat today are almost identical to those made in…

A Gyrfalcon for a King: A fantasy novel of intrigue, loyalty, and dark portents (Stormclouds Book 1)

A Gyrfalcon for a King: A fantasy novel of intrigue, loyalty, and dark portents (Stormclouds Book 1) - Kindle edition by Wiseman, Jane. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading A Gyrfalcon for a King: A fantasy novel of intrigue, loyalty, and dark portents (Stormclouds Book 1).

History of women in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

History of women in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia

man underneath the spheres of the universe - Google Search

man underneath the spheres of the universe - Google Search

Eurasian sparrowhawk - Wikipedia

Eurasian sparrowhawk - Wikipedia

Royal Weddings and Other Disasters | John Hughes-Wilson

Royal Weddings and Other Disasters

‘Did the earth move for you, darling?’ ‘No, it bloody well didn’t! How am I expected to perform with all these damn’ courtiers standing around gawping?’ Fortunately for Prince Harry and Meghan, the…

How to Become a Medieval Knight - Ancient History Encyclopedia

How to Become a Medieval Knight

In medieval society a knight enjoyed a position of high status and often wealth, they were feared...

Royal Weddings and Other Disasters | John Hughes-Wilson

Royal Weddings and Other Disasters

‘Did the earth move for you, darling?’ ‘No, it bloody well didn’t! How am I expected to perform with all these damn’ courtiers standing around gawping?’ Fortunately for Prince Harry and Meghan, the…

Part 31: Society: How Did Knights Hunt With Birds of Prey?

Medieval birds of prey: How Did Knights Hunt With Birds of Prey?

The horse wasn’t the only animal in the knight’s life. Jason is joined by falconer Ruth Ligget to explore the history and social aspects of hunting with bird...