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Interactive Timeline of Primary Sources

Interactive Timeline of Primary Sources | Medieval life | Scoop.it

Take a look at Medieval English Primary Sources of information, decade by decade, at this fantastic interactive timeline from the British Library


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The British Library has some wonderful resources from the medieval period, including its "Turning the Pages" exhibition.

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The Domesday Book Online

The Domesday Book Online | Medieval life | Scoop.it
The site provides information about the 1086 Domesday survey, the Domesday Book, background information on life in England at the time, links.
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Magna Carta 1215

Magna Carta 1215 | Medieval life | Scoop.it
Go to this site providing information about the facts, history of the Magna Carta 1215. Fast and accurate facts about the Magna Carta 1215. Learn about the history of the Magna Carta 1215.
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Inventions in the Middle Ages

Inventions in the Middle Ages | Medieval life | Scoop.it
Go to this site providing information about the facts, history of the Inventions in the Middle Ages. Fast and accurate facts about the Inventions in the Middle Ages. Learn about the history of the Inventions in the Middle Ages.
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Museum of London - Themes

Museum of London - Themes | Medieval life | Scoop.it

Aspects of life in Medieval London, including Crafts and Guilds, Government, Religion, Trade, Daily Life, Buildings and Architecture.

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Medieval world

Medieval world | Medieval life | Scoop.it
Primary and secondary learning resources and museum teaching sessions about the medieval world, including resources to support a school visit, classroom learning resources and online learning resources.
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▶ Medieval Lives: The Peasant 1 / 9 - YouTube

This clip describes the mutual obligations of each feudal caste, and illustrates daily life within castles and villages.
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▶ Medieval Europe: Feudalism - YouTube

This clip describes the mutual obligations of each feudal caste, and illustrates daily life within castles and villages.
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▶ Trebuchet at Warwick Castle - YouTube

Video of a trebuchet launching a cannon ball of about 80 pounds over two football fields...oh yeah and did I mention it was dipped in oil and set ablaze, awe...
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Who were the Vikings? | Jorvik

Who were the Vikings? | Jorvik | Medieval life | Scoop.it

Vikings were warriors. More precisely ‘ Viking’ is the name by which the Scandinavian sea-borne raiders of the early medieval period are now commonly known.

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A History of the World in 100 objects

A History of the World in 100 objects | Medieval life | Scoop.it
Explore the history of the world from two million years ago to the present through 100 objects in the British Museum collection.
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Domesday Book - Britain's finest treasure | The National Archives

Domesday Book - Britain's finest treasure | The National Archives | Medieval life | Scoop.it
The National Archives is the home of Domesday Book, the oldest surviving public record. Domesday is now available online, and you can search for your town or village, and download images of Domesday along with an English translation of the entry. You can also read more about Domesday in two exhibitions. The Discover Domesday exhibition explains why Domesday was created and how you can interpret it; while the World of Domesday exhibition depicts life in 11th century England. You can also access Domesday resources for teachers, play the Domesday game and test your knowledge with our quiz!
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WATCH: "Treasures Of Heaven": Medieval Religious Relics At The British Museum

WATCH: "Treasures Of Heaven": Medieval Religious Relics At The British Museum | Medieval life | Scoop.it
The British Museum's Treasures of Heaven: Saints, Relics, and Devotion in Medieval Europe exhibition is an extraordinary collection of religious objects that explores the power relics had in medieval culture. Items on display include a fragment of the True Cross, a reliquary of a thorn from the Crown on Thorns (given by Mary, Queen of Scotts to King Henry II), hair of the Virgin Mary.
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Blacksmiths in Medieval Times

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The blacksmiths were some of the most important tradesmen during the ancient times, helping shape technology in a time of war.

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An introduction to illuminated manuscripts from 1400 to 1600, by the British Library

An introduction to illuminated manuscripts from 1400 to 1600, by the British Library | Medieval life | Scoop.it
An introduction to illuminated manuscripts, 1400 to 1600. The late Middle Ages and Renaissance witnessed an increase in the purchasing power of the secular patron.
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