A Quest for Medieval Romance Novelists

A Quest for Medieval Romance Novelists

This week, Danièle reaches out to romance writers, giving both information and resources for those who want to write their very own medieval novels.

Some of the books, websites and Twitter accounts mentioned in this episode:

A Poisoned Past: The Life and Times of Margarida de Portu, a Fourteenth-Century Accused Poisoner, by Steven Bednarski

Going Medieval: Medieval History, Pop Culture, Swearing, by Eleanor Janega

Sexuality in Medieval Europe, by Ruth Mazo Karras

Theodore’s Penitential

The Apple of His Eye: Converts from Islam in the Reign of Louis IX, by William Chester Jordan

People of Color in European Art History, by Medievalpoc

The Public Medievalist

Surprised Eel Historian

So may great questions! I'll try to get to them in coming days. But, briefly:

There were LOTS of eels in medieval England. People ate them, traded them, wrote about them, & paid taxes in them. In 1200 there were 500k+ eels being paid in in-kind taxation each year. Here's a map! pic.twitter.com/tHlHqDCDKZ

— Surprised Eel Historian (@greenleejw) December 12, 2019

Can You Move in Armour?

Five Medieval Toothpaste Recipes

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Watch the video: MEDIEVAL ROMANCE (December 2021).