Among the events of conflict and military activity in the age of chivalry, the battle of Agincourt stands head-and-shoulders above just about anything else. Fought on October 25, 1415, Agincourt is the place where an outnumbered army of Englishmen, a “band of brothers” composed primarily of archers and led by King Henry V, defeated a […]Continue reading. . .
Dr. Tobias Capwell, sometimes known as the “curator in armor,” joins the podcast for a conversation about English fashion and armor, the life and death of Richard III, and chivalry in medieval English culture.Continue reading. . .
Medieval illustrations show the ideals of chivalry playing out in real life on the pages of manuals of hunting etiquette, rolls of legal and financial disputes, and strategy guides for popular games like chess.Continue reading. . .
Heather Dale taking things up a notch. Earlier this year, Heather announced a new project called Celtic Avalon – a full-scale traveling stage show about the legends of Camelot.Continue reading. . .
In a world marked by ferocious politics, economic change, warfare and violence, social upheaval, and religious schism, how, exactly did chivalrous knights and their sword fighting games and jousting activities fit into the scheme of everyday life?Continue reading. . .