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The Life of the Average Woman
HWC, Medieval Society : Ms. Weidenhaft's personal favorite! Once again written by Dr. Skip Knox, of Bosie State University. A MUST SEE SITE.
Everyday Life in the Middle Ages : This site covers it all: food, clothing, medicine, heraldry and war. A MUST SEE SITE.
MEDIEVAL DOMESTIC LIFE : This page has a little bit of everything concerning medieval daily life. Lots of links to good information. A MUST VISIT SITE
Medieval Period : Covers lots of areas.
Life and Manners in the Time of Chaucer : From Harvard University.
Daily Life in the Middle Ages : COOL site!
Wichamstow : A great site with lots of information brought to us by Regia Anglorium.
of the Middle Ages : A sociological look at the people of the
Middle Ages. Great descriptions of every strata of society.
Exhibits Collection -- The Middle Ages : An excellent site which covers feudal life, homes, clothing, religion, health, arts and entertainment and town life. Well worth a visit.
Ever wonder what life was like in the Middle Ages? : Good basic information, but hard to read.
An Introduction to Medieval Society and Feudalism
An Introduction to the Peasant's Way of Life
Wharram: a look at peasants in the Middle Ages : One of the best site on peasant life.
NetSERF: Medieval Culture : Lots of good stuff from Netserf.
Horse - Very worthwhile spot.
Learn about tournament horses, horses used in
the crusades and read about the transition from
charger to pleasure and work horse. This spot
will help you understand the importance of the
horse in history.
Urban Sanitation 1200 - 1789 *** Very
interesting site that resulted from some student
research. If you do not appreciate living in the
20th Century -please visit this site and you
will. Deals with waste management and even
disposal of corpses.
Measures for Measures : A site of medieval measurements.
Costs and Values: Look at Medieval economics.
Medieval Economy -- Money and Trading
Medieval Economy : Information on medieval commodities.
Medieval Economics And Society : A detailed overview of the social and financial structure.
Medieval Sourcebook: Economic Life : Primary source material.
Medieval Economics for RPG : Good descriptions of prices and wages.
Paris at the time of Philippe-Auguste - : Read about trade and the marketplace in medieval Paris.
Christmas in the Middle Ages : The customs and rituals of the festive season that date back to the medieval times.
Christmas in the Middle Ages
Medieval Christmas Traditions - Medieval History : Excellent coverage of all aspects.
A Medieval Christmas
On a Medieval Christmas : A brief article.
Medieval Clothing Pages: Articles by Cynthia Virtue : Great site.
Misperceptions about Medieval Clothing
Male Clothing and Knightly Armour of the 1250's: Well-written article by Andrew Goddard describes the costume worn by a typical knight of the mid-thirteenth century, from his braes to his surcotte. Includes clear illustrations.
The Middle Ages -- Clothing and More About Clothing
Footwear of the Middle Ages : This is an extremely informative site. It covers all aspects of shoes. Information comes from Footwear of the Middle Ages by I. Marc Carlson.
Ravensgard Costuming and Textiles Page
Garb for a 12th Century Lady
Angelcynn — Clothing and Appearance of the Pagan Anglo-Saxons
An Archaeological Guide to Viking Men's Clothing
Costume for a 12th Century Lady
The History of Costume by Braun
Childhood : Probably would not have been the best of times.
Dominion & Domination Very well done site examining the roles of medieval women from all walks of life. * Some views are not suitable for educational presentations
Women in Medieval Society: Roles, duties, positions and statuses : Definetly worth a look!
Medieval Women Writers - Introduction - Daily Life : Links to images of medieval life.
Women In The Middle Ages : Good information and good links.
Notion of Gender in the Middle Ages: Myth vs. Reality
Anglo-Saxon Women: More Than Just "Frithuwebbas" : Article by Cathy Coone-McRary explores women's rights, marriage customs and settlements, legal punishments and more at the Matheliende Newsletter of Anglo-Saxon Studies.
Women in the Middle Ages
Were Medieval Women Really Uneducated? : Contrary to popular opinion, some women in the Middle Ages were educated.
Woman under Monasticism
Medieval Women and Music
Women Artists in the Middle Ages or Women, Visions, and Art
Women in Healing and the Medical Profession
Women Knights of the Middle Ages
Women Philosophers of the Middle Ages
Women Pilgrims of the Middle Ages
Dying to Have a Baby: The History of Childbirth : This three-page article by Dr. Ian Carr, Professor of Pathology, includes standard childbirth practice in the middle ages and some obstetric developments during the Renaissance.
Poverty and Women : Good site.
Women and Sports in Medieval Times
Women and Brewing in the Middle Ages
Women's Contact With the Outside World"
NetSERF: Medieval Law
Law and Government : in medieval England and Normandy.
in Anglo-Saxon England - Law
and order in Anglo-Saxon England.
Censorship in the Middle Ages (1000-1499)
Medieval Occupations : This page will blow you away! Descriptions of LOTS of occupations.
Medieval Economy -- Medieval Professions : Some information on the guild systems.
The Craftsman : Introduction to craftsmen, training of craftsmen, types of craftsmen and guilds.
Reginald of Durham: Life of St. Goderic - a 12th century merchant : Take a look at the real life of a medieval merchant. Primary source document.
Entertainer: Minstrels and Jesters
Farmer : A good look at his, or her, life.
The Knight : Introduction to knighthood, on becoming a knight, Chivalry, armor and weapons, and tournaments.
Working Women in the Middle Ages
The Lord ( Ruler, Hunter, and Possessions) and The Lady (Girlhood, Marriage, Childbearing, Duties, Possessions, and Entertainment)
Men of God: Bishops, Priests, and Monks : There is a lot of good information on the clergy here.
The Merchant : Information trading goods, trading and the city, and the dangers of trading.
The Soldier : Basic introduction to medieval soldiering, the archer and crosbowman and the foot soldier.
Weddings - Planning a wedding?
Then this is your spot. Flowers, Costumes,
Music, Ceremony ....it's all here, in text only.
There is even a list of movies containing Medieval
and Renaissance wedding scenes. A really nice
site but what a great opportunity to have enriched
it with art images.
Marriage and Christianity
Marriage in the Middle Ages , Marriage in the Middle Ages II , and More Marriage in the Middle Ages
Domestic Violence : No laws to prevent this back in the Middle Ages.
Medieval Towns : A cool site.
Wichamstow: You have to check this one out! Fun for everyone here.
and Viking Houses and Furniture :
detailed article on Anglo-Saxon England.
The Town Wall
A Peasant's House
The Middle Ages -- Homes and More About Homes : Really good information here.
The Middle Ages -- Town Life and More
The Town Church and It's Effect on the People
The Jewish People:
Anti-Semitic Feeling During the Middle Ages : A must read in order to view the place of the Jews in medieval society.
Beyond the Pale: Jewish Expulsions and the Black Death
Beyond the Pale: Anti-Jewish Myths During the Middle Ages
the Pale: Jews in the Middle Ages
Medieval Jewish literature
Medieval Names Archive : Text only information about the names used during the Middle Ages- List of male and female names. YOU NEED TO SCROLL DOWN ABOUT 3/4 OF THIS PAGE TO GET TO THE NAME LINKS.
Brief Introduction to Medieval Bynames : by Talan Gwynek and
Arval Benicoeur A general discussion of the types of surnames
in medieval European languages, illustrated with English examples, but also including a bibliography of sources useful for choosing medieval bynames.
Surnames: What's in a Name? Name Origins & Meanings: Cool information