Medieval London

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Aldgate High Street

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Once the route to one of the six original gates of the Wall of London, Aldgate High Street has an important place in medieval London's history.…

Contributors: Katie Wilkie

Alembic

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An alembic was an apparatus, usually made of two vessels connected by a tube, which was used for the distillation of various substances, mostly…

Contributors: Esther Cuenca

Anchor

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The word “anchor” derives from the Latin word ancora, originating from the Greek term ἄγκυρα (ankura). As…

Contributors: Alyssa Hustis

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

Baselard

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Daggers were common in medieval London, and this particular dagger is known as a baselard. The baselard is known for its long blade, comparable to…

Contributors: Samantha Tan

Battle-Axe

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This particular battle-axe displayed at the museum of London is 225 millimeters high and the blade is 240 millimeters long. The center of the object…

Contributors: Ashley Schilling

Blackfriars

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Blackfriars, located in the southwest corner of central London, originated as a Dominican friary founded in the year 1278. The name Blackfriars comes…

Contributors: Sarah Burns

Cannon Street

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Cannon Street is a road in the central city of London, home to the medieval London Stone. The London Stone is a set into an alcove behind a grille on…

Contributors: Casey Mruk

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

Carved Shield of the Arms of England and France

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Heraldry is the identification of a particular person or group by a coat of arms, which began to develop around the twelfth century. These identifiers…

Contributors: Tessa Bloechl

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