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Norman the Norman copy

Meet Norman!

Meet Norman, the Norman. You might recognise him from such Bayeux Tapestry scenes as ‘Here Duke William’s soldiers fight against the inhabitants in Dinan, and Conan handed over the keys’, ‘And here the soldiers...

London c.588

“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]...

Medieval Movies

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...