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Medieval charters from Salford Hundred

Stuart Mendelsohn runs a superb blog examining the medieval documents of Salford Hundred in Lancashire – an area he rightly points out is among the least explored in England, at least as far as medieval history is concerned. He’s just uploaded … Continue reading

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A medieval journey

I recently found copies of the first two volumes of James E. Thorold Rogers’ A History of Agriculture and Prices in England (the first two volumes cover 1259-1400). I found a rather terse description of this journey on page 614 … Continue reading

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Chivalry & Sorcery PDFs available

Britannia Games Ltd, publishers of the mother (and father) of all sim games, Chivalry & Sorcery, have started making PDF products available through drivethrurpg.com. Their particular store is here. I have a huge soft spot for C&S. It is unashamedly … Continue reading

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Review: Lionheart – Living History in England 1190AD

As part of an effort to assemble my various scribblings in one place, this is a review I originally posted to RPG.net in August 2003. Edwin King’s Lionheart: Living History in England 1190AD (Columbia Games Inc, 1987) is neither history … Continue reading

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Books by my bedside

After a long time with the bulk of my library in boxes, I’ve been diving back into the study of English medieval landscapes with a vengeance, and particularly some of the books I hardly had time to flick through before … Continue reading

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