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Feudal Life -- a beginner's guide to the Middle Ages.

NetSerf is a comprehensive site indexing nearly any topic you can think of in the Dark and Middle Ages.

The Online Reference Book for Medieval Studies (ORB)  is an academic site, written and maintained by medieval scholars for the benefit of their fellow instructors and serious students. All articles have been judged by at least two peer reviewers.  Also check out the related Internet Medieval Sourcebook 

Check out's links to Medieval History.

Ancient Northwest Europe covers Celts, Anglo-Saxons and Norse culture. Tales, stories and information from and about the Middle Ages.

Images from the Book of Kells.


Viking Home Page: enough links to sink a knorr.

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga, a presentation of the Smithsonian.

Hnefatafl - the Strategic Board Game of the Vikings.



A page on Anglo-Saxon England, with links.

A brief page on the Sutton Hoo burial, with some pictures of choice artifacts.

Rook Family Heritage page, with numerous European nationalities and cultures. 

Old English links from the ORB.

Modern English to Old English.

Old English place-names.

Elements of English Place names and their origins.

Web Page for Anglo Saxon Books, a publishing company specializing in. . . well, you figure it out.

For Anglo Saxon music, check out this and Simon's AS music page.


Medieval Britain

GENUKI.  I just discovered this genealogy page; it looks like it has some nice details, including maps. 

CADW (Heritage Trust of Wales), National Trust of Scotland, English Heritage, Ireland Heritage and the Irish Heritage Council are helpful for finding historical and prehistorical sites in the British Isles.

The Battle of Hastings website goes into great detail about one of most important battles in Britain's history.  This site also details other aspects of England's early history.  A graphic-heavy site, so bring a lunch.

Speaking of Hastings, Nick Austin spent considerable time trying to pinpoint the locations involved in the events from William's landing to Hastings. 

Skyelander's Highlands and Islands History website.

Information on Medieval English Towns.

A page on Medieval Domestic Life.

This site includes miscellaneous information, including a timeline and 3-D renderings of abbeys. 

The Royal Armories web site. 


Reenactment, Research  and Living History Groups

The Historical Armed Combat Association of arms and armor enthusiasts and practitioners dedicated to exploring and reconstructing Western martial arts of Medieval and Renaissance Europe.

The Barony of Bryn Madoc is the Athens, Georgia contingent of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international organization dedicated to researching the Dark and Middle Ages, and reliving the better aspects.

Regia Anglorum attempts to recreate a cross section of English life around the
turn of the first millennium, including Viking, Anglo-Saxon, and Norman culture.  It's pretty much a British organization that's serious about "getting it right." Lots of resources.

The Ravens Warband is a re-enactment society of the early Anglo-Saxon period (circa 500AD).  They also conduct research and make reproduction equipment. 

 Noble Titles -- lists of comparable noble titles from around the world.  Developed by gamers, with links to SCA lists.