Category Archives: Medieval Terms & Modern Language

When did Kingship begin?

Queens and Kings began early on, when civilizations were in infancy. It was the royal leaders, who led those around them, creating development and growth. Often they were thought of as having a close relationship with the divine – not … Continue reading

A Man’s Home Is His Castle!

Most castles were built between 9th to the 16th centuries. The castles were built to protect Europe’s noble families and the villages that surrounded them. The first castles were built of wood with palisades of wooden stakes surrounding them. They … Continue reading

Medieval Times – a Quick History video

Here is a video which gives an overview of the life and times of the Medieval Period. Please enjoy!

A Question of Fashion

Why is the bottom button of a man’s waistcoat always left undone? As Edward the 7th progressed in years, so did his girth! To accommodate this, he began to leave the bottom button of his waistcoat undone. He thought that … Continue reading