• A famous shield has a medical! https://www.canterbury-cathedral.org/whats-on/news/2019/02/05/shield-secrets-to-be-revealed/?platform=hootsuite&fbclid=IwAR0w9p2B5C26vj8WK826cF4LkbybAA--ydegHE26OIwnsDIZN3OVBb_Yi7k

    One of Canterbury Cathedral’s most treasured historical...

    One of Canterbury Cathedral’s most treasured historical items has had a taste of modern medicine. The 14th Century Black Prince’s Shield has been subject to a CT scan at Kent and Canterbury Hospital to help experts decide whether it was purely ceremonial or if it was made for battle.

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    18 February

  • This is not the societies wood pile for next years events...

    Wood stacking

    Wood stacking

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    14 February

  • Some of the most interesting sources for medieval Re-enactors are medieval churches... This blog page has a wealth of articles including ones about wall paintings, brasses and other medieval features preserved across time. https://medievalchurchart.com/

    An esoteric blog about medieval material culture by Vit...

    An esoteric blog about medieval material culture by Vitrearum

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    11 February

  • Bread was a staple of medieval life https://dublininquirer.com/2019/02/06/a-dublin-archeologist-tries-to-recreate-medieval-bread?fbclid=IwAR3pHW5uBjh68FP3LO8Dfc7PsZUG88_uAnFF0oJYCJxLkLNJqfqoewLr5nA

    One type of medieval bread Maeve L’Estrange makes is fr...

    One type of medieval bread Maeve L’Estrange makes is from an old English recipe. The “twice-baked raston” is bread that’s scooped out of the crust, mixed with butter, put back in, and baked again.

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    08 February

  • Marginalia always hold interesting clues... https://blogs.bl.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2013/05/marginali-yeah-the-fantastical-creatures-of-the-rutland-psalter.html?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=blog_3_image&utm_campaign=enewsletter+January+2019

    Marginalia always hold interesting clues...
https://blo...

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    04 February

  • Some years ago the society was lucky enough to get a talk on Gawain and the Green Knight. So this new discovery might be of interest! https://www.theguardian.com/culture/2019/jan/30/undiscovered-merlin-tale-fragments-found-in-bristol-archives?fbclid=IwAR01SXo__13EhsZVwWi9vl3OoobbO2qUfuF2X3ftRPDMS39CMLBl8DzRoWg

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    31 January

  • Along with Re-enactors from across Europe - The MSS will have fighters and archers on Tewkesbury battlefield... backed up with our wonderful Living History camp.

    Along with Re-enactors from across Europe - The MSS wil...

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    30 January

  • Check out our updated webpage with all our current events now on show... http://www.medieval-siege-society.co.uk/Events/

    Check out our updated webpage with all our current even...

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    24 January

  • Some great information about windlass crossbows. Yes, we have members who own and shoot such monsters! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMoL_SBD6gw&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1kadZ8wJcgeZrBFhij1jw_b8hpC9FHCTA2BXjqXpfcHA3gnpTi1SrTZus https://www.youtube.com/embed/MMoL_SBD6gw

    Tod of Todsstuff.co.uk discussing and demonstrating a p...

    Tod of Todsstuff.co.uk discussing and demonstrating a powerful medieval military crossbow, spanned by windlass. Rate of fire tested and, for the first time, ...

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    23 January

  • Fancy a job?

    We're looking for a Live Interpretation Assistant to jo...

    We're looking for a Live Interpretation Assistant to join our team in Leeds ⚔️The successful candidate will learn and perform a range of historic combat choreographies, performances and tours as part of our daily and special event programme. Could this be you? http://ow.ly/Eb3r30nkBhY

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    17 January

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