Welcome! These collections of short essays and images of medieval London objects, buildings, streets, and other sites were originally compiled by students at Fordham University's London Centre’s study abroad program in Spring 2015.
Medieval England In Medieval England life wasn’t exactly what you would call easy, people got it hard especially the non-wealthy. The wealthy had it easier than the poor because they never had to do work, they had slaves to do all their work for them.
This toy knight comes from a rich harvest of archaeological finds, made in the mudbanks of the River Thames in London during the last 30 years. It was manufactured in about 1300, and illustrates several facets of medieval childhood. Then as now, children liked playing with toys.
What was life like in medieval London? London changed a lot during the medieval period. From the 600s to 800s London was located in the west, where Covent Garden is today.
A medieval town would seek a charter giving it the right to become a borough. The rich merchants would then be allowed to choose a mayor and hold a market. Houses were made of a wooden frame, with.
This module examines varieties of ceremony, ritual and performance in medieval culture. Play texts, including extracts from cycle plays and single plays, are studied in their performance context and in relation to the visual arts, church rites and historical practices.
This collection brings together new scholarship on the people of medieval London, ranging from the elites to those on the fringes of society, native Londoners, those from elsewhere in England, and visitor and residents from across Europe. Contributions take archaeological, art-historical, historical and literary approaches and draw on recent.
The Medieval Era and the Renaissance period are two of the most well-known time periods of European history. Despite being intertwined in history, the Medieval and Renaissance periods contain vast differences in European culture from one another.
Medieval Londoners were a diverse group, some born in the city, others drawn to the capital from across the realm and from overseas. For some, London became the sole focus of their lives, while others retained or developed networks and loyalties that spread far and wide.
Fittingly located just a short walk from the Tower of London, The Medieval Banquet offers diners a four-course feast, all dished out by authentically garbed servers, and accompanied by medieval-style music and entertainment from a team of character actors (including Henry VIII), contortionists, jugglers, minstrels and a gang of duelling knights.
Medieval Londoners were a diverse group, some born in the city, and others drawn to the capital from across the realm and from overseas. For some, London became the sole focus of their lives, while others retained or developed networks and loyalties that spread far and wide.
Medieval civilisation. Some knowledge of Medieval civilisation will help you understand Medieval medicine. In the 5 th century AD, waves of barbarians such as the Goths, Vandals, Saxons and.
Life in the Medieval Era Essay 753 Words 4 Pages Life in the Medieval Era Living in the medieval time period was not as glamorous as it is often portrayed; peasants and serfs led hard lives, however, kings, lords, and knights lived lavishly and at the expense of those under them.
The square half-mile around the UCL Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies must contain the highest concentration of manuscripts, books and seminars relating to the period 400 to 1600 anywhere in the Anglophone world. Situated halfway between the British Library and the School of Advanced Study.
Since 1945 the London Medieval Society (LMS) has been committed to providing an invigorating forum for students and scholars from any discipline to present their own work and to share their ideas with fellow medievalists. The Society runs three colloquia each year at 11 Bedford Square. The colloquia involve speaks from across the country and beyond responding to a single theme.
Not all aspects of medieval medicine were as particularly brutal as bloodletting. Pharmacy, or the prescribing of drugs or herbs, was a major part of the medieval physician’s cure. Apothecaries were the pharmacists of the day; however, their role in medicine extended further than simply the filling of prescribed drugs. In many cases the.
Comparison of Classical and Middle Ages Architecture. Humans have always needed basic shelter for survival, but the architecture that inspired the structure can be considered art. This paper will discuss the architecture art style from human history that compares both the Classical and Middle Ages architecture art style. The discussion will.
Why was Medieval London popular? Answer. Wiki User March 14, 2010 5:13PM. It was the center of business so people used it as a hub as they often do with cities like London. The king resided there.
This volume contains selected essays in celebration of the scholarship of the medieval historian Professor James L. Bolton. The essays address a number of different questions in medieval economic and social history, as the volume looks at the activities of merchants, their trade, legal interactions.