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What’s up in Middle Ages Reenactment Upcoming events:  Tournois Médiéval à Villers-La-Ville Si Mions m’était conté Médiéval St Florentin Event report: Battle of Crogen Re-enactment at Chirk Castle Scarborough Medieval re-enactment Pradar 2011 This week’s craftsman: Valiant Armoury This week’s videos: Wearing Historical Fashions in Your Everyday Wardrobe by Morgan Donner What did medieval peasants…

What did medieval peasants use instead of Plastic wrap?

Jason Kingsley OBE investigates what medieval peasants used instead of plastic wrap. Credits: Direction, Camera, Sound, Editing Kasumi Presenter Jason Kingsley OBE Tweets by RebellionJason Tweets by ModernHistoryTV Tweets by Rebellion Music licensed from PremiumBeat.

Knight’s Weekly

What’s up in Middle Ages Reenactment Upcoming events:  IX Turniej Rycerski Śladami Braci Dobrzyńskich 10 Jahre Schwertkampfturnier Nürnberg Fürstenfelder Ritterspiele Xèmes Médiévales des Tours de Passy Les Fêtes Médiévales de Déols Mittelaltervergnügen Medieval Weekend at Michelham Priory Fête médiévale de Pont-Croix Event report: Dias Medievais em Castro Marim HMB at Kryal Castle by Western Wolves…

Found: 2,500 Medieval Coins, and Evidence of Tax Evasion

IT’S OFTEN SAID THAT LIFE’S only certainties are death and taxes, but people have spent centuries figuring out ways to evade the latter. Look no further than a hoard of 2,528 11th-century coins recently discovered in England, which together bear witness to regime change, domestic unrest, and, amid it all, fraud. The coins were found in…