Medieval London

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Ampulla

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During the twelfth through fourteenth centuries, pilgrims were likely to purchase an ampulla, a type of container filled with holy water or oil. These…

Contributors: Nick DeBellis

Loomweight

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The loomweight, an essential accessory of the warp-weighted loom, was especially popular in Anglo-Saxon England. Loomweights appear to have arrived…

Contributors: Marisa Bohm

Bill

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Originally an agricultural tool, the English billhook or bill for short, was used as melee weapon for English soldiers during the late medieval…

Contributors: David Wheeler

Spoon

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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

Archaeological Data Service: Field Trip

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On Tuesday, January 20, the class took a guided tour of the Museum of London's Archaeological Data Service, in order to give them a familiarity with…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

Museum of London: Field Trip

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Our field trip to the Museum of London took place on the morning of Friday, January 16, 2015. We took guided tours of the Museum's medieval…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

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