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    Gwenllian Ferch Gruffydd (1097-1136) Welsh princess and shield-maiden that led an army against Norman-English forces at Kidwelly Castle. She was beheaded as a warning to the other princes of wales. After this, Wales unified and drove out the Norman invaders.

    A Menu for a Plausibly 12th (or 13th) Century Norman Feast

    Historical (1920s) Chart of the Causes, Milestones, and Battles of the Revolutionary War

    Medieval Women's Guides to Food during Pregnancy: Origins, Texts and Traditions -

    Spices colored with carcinogens? Milk that "never saw a cow?" A free global database opens the door on the many ways that people adulterate or fake food.

    SCA / historical / medieval food demo ideas -- Eulalia Hath a Blogge

    Document Deep Dive: What Does the Magna Carta Really Say?

    An Israeli scientist who pioneered a radically innovative way of bringing water to crops in arid and dry-land regions was named the winner of the 2012 World Food Prize in a ceremony today at the U.S. State Department, at which Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered the keynote address.

    14th Century Shoe

    What’s in Century-Old ‘Snake Oil’ Medicines? Mercury and Lead

    Why Do We Eat Popcorn at the Movies?

    William the Conqueror, King of England (1028-1087) 29th Great Grandfather

    Marjorie Bruce, (1297-1316) Princess of Scotland - Wife of Walter Stewart, 6th High Steward of Scotland and daughter of King Robert I 'the Bruce'. My 19th GGMother

    16th century engraved breastplate from a man-at-arms' harness

    The medieval Baron's Hall at Penshurst Place, Kent. This is one of the properties that Anne of Cleves lived in after her marriage to Henry VIII ended.The original medieval house is one of the most complete examples of 14th-century domestic architecture in England surviving in its original location.

    Medieval-Courtiers - [Corruption at Court - Crisis and the theme of Luxuria in England and France, c. 1340-1422] Why was the behaviour of courtiers such a concern in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries? Historians often take contemporary remarks about the excesses of the court and the immorality of its members as simple observations of fact.

    "The 1940 Census: 72-Year-Old Secrets Revealed." Interesting comparison between then and today.

    Hampton Court: You have to wonder how many Tudors, Elizabethans, Jacobeans looked out this window. And what their thoughts were, their worries, their comforts. All this, just from a 16th century window.

    Oxfordware frying pan, 13th -14th Century. This is about the largest frying pan I've seen so far.