Some of the top stories and most interesting blog posts on Medieval History and Medieval Historical Fiction in the past week or so:
Medieval Bookworm reviews Bernard Cornwell’s Death of Kings
Medievalists.net discusses evidence for Scottish Medieval Football – although is this any real surprise? Football was around for a long time in the Middle Ages.
Medievalists.net also has news that the British Library launches new Medieval and Renaissance images app
About.com tells us about the Viking Ship Burial Discovered in Scotland
ABC News and many other news sites tell about how a father forced his daughter to take part in a medieval duel
Live Science has news of how Computers are helping to piece together Medieval scrolls found in a Cairo synagogue
Gamershell.com has news about an interesting MMO game set in the Middle Ages. Goldon Age is currently in Closed Beta
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- Forthcoming Medieval History Book: Divided Houses: Hundred Years War Vol 3 by Jonathan Sumption (marklord.info)