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Medieval News

Climbing the medieval clock tower of St. Albans Special

Saint Albans - The market city of St Albans, located in Hertfordshire, England, has a fifteenth century clock tower. The tower is occasionally open for visitors and this spring Digital journal paid a visit.

Review: ‘Last Knights’ puts everything into the last act Special

‘Last Knights’ has an exhilarating ending and an archetypal display of loyalty as Clive Owen proves his devotion to Morgan Freeman.

Ever wanted to adopt a gargoyle?

Milan - To help preserve the cathedral and to raise vital funds, Milan's Duomo cathedral is seeking to raise 25 million euros for renovations through an 'adopt a gargoyle' campaign.

Global warming happened in Medieval times with no CO2 emissions

A team of scientists have raised questions about current scientific theories about global warming. They showed there was a similar pattern of "global warming" during medieval times and that the planet cooled down after that leading to a "mini ice age."

Three-bedroom house complete with skeleton for sale in Sweden

A home in Sweden is up for sale, and has a highly unique room-mate - a centuries-old skeleton that lives in the basement.

Medieval castle being built in French countryside

Archaeologist Michel Guyot had a dream to build a real Medieval castle with Medieval building techniques, and finally his dream is being realized.

Eating like a medieval peasant could bring health benefits

A lecturer in medieval history believes that eating more like the peasants of that period would help control obesity today.

Medieval crucifix found in Austrian dumpster

An 800-year-old, gold-plated crucifix, made of copper and enamel, that went missing after being seized by the Nazis was found in a dumpster in Austria. Made in Limoges, France, it was part of a Polish art collection brought to Austria during Nazi rule.

School sued for barring yearbook picture of student with medieval sword

"The mother of a high school senior who posed in chain mail with a medieval sword for his yearbook picture has sued after the school rejected the photo because of its "zero tolerance" policy against weapons."
 

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One of Dublin s historic churches.
One of Dublin's historic churches.
A scene from Season Three of Game of Thrones
A scene from Season Three of Game of Thrones
Courtesy HBO
Many people were thought to be possessed by demons if they were different  or if no one knew what wa...
Many people were thought to be possessed by demons if they were different, or if no one knew what was wrong with them.
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Medieval castle in Dubrovnik  Croatia
Medieval castle in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Image taken in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in its Arms and Armor section
Image taken in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in its Arms and Armor section
Medieval knights in a sword fight at Oktoberfest.  Bentonville  Ark.  Oct. 2  2010.
Medieval knights in a sword fight at Oktoberfest. Bentonville, Ark. Oct. 2, 2010.