Medieval London

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Spearhead

The Spearhead A23349 The spearhead is quite possibly one of the most significant objects of medieval history. From a military standpoint, the spear is…

Contributors: Michael Vecchio

Pen (Bone Pen)

Pens were incredibly important for the process of creating books and illuminations in the Medieval era because the strenuous process of creating a…

Contributors: Selin Berberoglu

Mirror Case

The word “mirror” derives from the Latin word “mirare.” Which, means “to look at.” From Latin, it translated into the Old French word…

Contributors: Tatiana DiBucci

Book

Books were valuable and expensive items in Medieval London. Until the late Medieval period, the reading audience remained very limited, accessible to…

Contributors: Katherine Smith

Drinking Glass; Beaker

Glass drinking beakers are household items used as tableware throughout the Middle Ages in England, primarily used during the high to late medieval…

Contributors: Klea Lisi

Spoon

While a common utensil in today’s age, spoons played a significant role in the lives of medieval people as early as the eleventh century.…

Contributors: Cameron Kellett

Thames River Cruise: Field Trip and Farewell Party

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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the students took their last field trip on a cruise that navigated the Thames from Westminster Pier to Greenwich and…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca, Maryanne Kowaleski

Canterbury: Field Trip

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On Friday, April 17, 2015, the students traveled further afield to the great medieval city of Canterbury, which is the episcopal seat of the Primate…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca, Maryanne Kowaleski, Sheila Sweetinburgh

Westminster Abbey: Field Trip

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On Wednesday, April 1, 2015, the students took a guided tour of Westminster Abbey, one of the few churches to remain intact after the Dissolution of…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

Tower of London: Field Trip

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On Wednesday, February 11, 2015, the students visited the Tower of London in order to take a Yeoman Warder tour and to see the famous sites and…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

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