Origin and Creation: London Guilds of the Twelfth CenturyBy Katherine PayneHistoria, Vol.21 (2012)Introduction: Written records concerning guilds did not begin to appear until the late eleventh and early twelfth centuries. The only reference prior had been in the laws of Anglo-Saxon rulers. This paper will focus on the origins of medieval London guilds and the three most popular formations during the twelfth century: merchant, craft, and religious guilds.
A review of Irish medieval castles as a tourist facilityBy Pat DarganLights, Camera, Action: spotlight on tourism in the new Millennium, edited by N.Nickerson, R.N. Moisey and K. Andereck (San Fernando, 2000)Abstract: Ireland has an extensive legacy of ruined castles which lie sprinkled across the countryside, in both rural and urban locations, and which date from the country’s turbulent medieval past.
Ships, Fogs, and Traveling Pairs: Plague Legend Migration in ScandinaviaBy Timothy R. TangherliniJournal of American Folklore, Vol.101 (1988)Abstract: This article examines the various forms the plague assumes in the legend traditions of Scandinavia. Eight new legend types are proposed in an effort to expand the existing type-index to more adequately describe the legend corpus.
Ancient WarfareEdited by John Carman and Anthony HardingThe History Press, 2009ISBN: 978-0-7524-5471-9The authors examine the evidence of warfare in the prehistoric and early historical period to throw fresh light on the motives and methods of the combatants. By integrating archaeological and documentary research, the contributors seek to explain why some sides gained and others lost in battle.
A Novel Comparative Study of the Dating of Bulgarian Parchment ManuscriptsBy Jordan Tabov, Svilena Hristova and Milena DobrevaPaper given at QQML2009: Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, International Conference, Chania Crete Greece, 26-29 May 2009Abstract: There is an ongoing scholarly debate on the exact time and speed of replacement of parchment with paper.
Intellectual Networks of Humanists at the Councils of Constance and Basel in the 15th CenturyBy Takashi JinnoThe Communications and Networks of Medieval Cities in the West: The Sixth Japanese-Korean Symposium on Medieval History of Europe (2007)Introduction: The vivid interests in the classical works of Greek and Latin authorities were revived in the 15th century.