Author: Hannah Probert

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“A Great Big Medieval Mess”

Putting a date to the generic filmic Middle Ages is a tricky business. Take Monty Python and the Holy Grail. A title card tells us that the film is set in “England 932 A.D.”[1]...

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The Middle Ages and the Movies

Tonight is the Oscars and for us here at REALMS that seemed as good a time as any to launch our new Blog series. This time around we’ll be considering how the Middle Ages...

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Welcome to Medieval Movember!

Medieval hair was a serious business; from ‘barbarian’ beards to kingly locks, the way men and women chose to style their hair told the world around them who they were and who they wanted...