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UPDATED 05/09/2020

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This is a list of medieval reenactment and living history groups which represent the medieval umbrella from the common era until the renaissance, about 1600 CE. Medieval themed combat groups, HEMA, WMA, etc. who do not also participate in living history with an eye towards public interaction and education will be on a separate (upcoming) list.

If you’re not on the list I have a submission form at the bottom of the page. Contact me with a link, your time period, and location. Do not hesitate to contact me using the same form if you’re on here and do not want to be or need me to modify your entry.

International

The Company of Saynt George: An artillery company of the 15th century.

Historia Normannis: A 12th-century living history group

Regia Anglorum: 10th – 11th Century

The Vikings: Re-enacting the life, times and battles of 8-11th century Britain


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America

The Company of the Wolfe Argent [15th c]
The Company of the Wolfe Argent is dedicated to portraying the members of the Second Chambre of the Third Escadre of the Tenth Company of the Ordonnances of Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, their families, and the support personnel of the company. The company is known and represented by its violet standard with St. Julian the Hospitallar at the hoist.

The Empire of Chivalry and Steel [9th – 17th c.]
The general recreation of the culture of the Middle Ages including all of the Art Forms, Events (Feasts, Tournaments, Ceremonies and Wars) and Combat Arts from that period.

The Midwest

The Medieval Swordsman Guild of Kansas City [14th – 15th Century]
A living history and HEMA group.

The Northeast

The Brotherhood of the Arrow and Sword [14th/15th c]
A dedicated to the presentation and practice of medieval history and Historical European Martial Arts.

The South

The Company of the Black Spear [14th/15th c.]
A living history group presenting a military camp between 1400-1420.

La Belle Compagnie [14th / 15th c.]
A living history group that presents a medieval household and military company of the fictitious Sir Geoffrey Peel, a knight of Hampshire during the Hundred Years War between England and France (1337 to 1453).

The Longship Company [9th Century]
The Longship Company, Ltd. is a non-profit educational organization devoted to increasing understanding and knowledge of the life, culture, technology, commerce, and exploration of the early northern European seafarers and those with whom they came into contact.

Markland Medieval Mercenary Militia [11th c.]
A non-profit historical educational organization, incorporated in Maryland and operating mostly from the Virginias through the New York City area. We re-enact medieval life by constructing and using reproductions of the period’s accouterments.

The West

The Outremer Society: [12th c.]
An educational society devoted to the study of medieval culture in the Outremer circa 1100-1300AD.

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Australia

Citadel Medieval Society: [14th c.]
Citadel is a medieval re-enactment group based at Browns Plains in Brisbane, Queensland. The aim of our group is to enjoy what we do and share our common interest with others. Citadel Preforms at History Alive, Abbey and many other various events.

The Companye of Northumbria: [12th c.]
The Companye of Northumbria is a medieval re-enactment group based in Brisbane, Australia. We focus on the 12th century in Northumbria, England during the reign of Henry II, although “travellers” from other regions of Europe have also joined our ranks. We strive to learn more about this period in history through research and practical application of historical methods.

Companie Draco Routiers: [14th c.]
The Companie Draco Routiers is based on a mercenary company that draws its origins from the exiled Saxon nobles of Kingdom of Wessex. As such it uses the fallen kingdom’s heraldry of the golden Wyvern on a red field. The goal of this group is to recreate the martial aspect of the late 14th century training in weapons and the combat of the period, while also covering other aspects of living history.

Company of the Phoenix: [15th c.]
The company of the Phoenix recreates the High Medieval Period, as a free Company travelling through the cities and states of Europe, during the years 1435 – 1485. The company portrays a wide variety of personas, ranging from Nobility, pilgrims, merchants, tradesmen and archers, to men-at-arms, knights, and brewers.

Company of the Radiant Heart: [14th/15th c.]
Company of the Radiant Heart is a Living History/Martial group that focuses on the Medieval time frame of 1380-1420.

The Company of the Staple: [14th c.]
The Company of the Staple Inc is a modern entity formed for re-enacting activities associated with The Company of the Great Staple at Calais as it was in the year 1376. The point here was that there was a real Company of the Staple, not to be confused with the modern re-enactment entity The Company of the Staple Inc.

Condottieri: [15th c]
The Condottieri is a group dedicated to recreating the look and feel of an Italian mercenary encampment in the late 15th century.

Forn Vegr: 10th Century
FORN VEGR is Old Norse for ‘ancient ways’ and we are a Viking Living History Group focusing on the Vikings who lived, worked and traded in the major trading port of Hedeby during the 10th Century.

The Grey Company: [7th – 12th c.]
The Grey Company is a group based in Perth, Western Australia, which puts on displays of historical re-enactment focusing on the Dark Ages and Medieval times. Most of our displays are centred on the so-called Dark Ages of European History (600-1100AD).

Jorth Gar: [10th c.]
The Jorth Gar branch of the New Varangian Guard concentrates its living history re-enactment primarily on the earlier Varangian Guardsmen of Viking origin, and their many exploits and accomplishments.

Knights of the Empire Germanica: [High Middle Ages]
The Knights of the Empire Germanica Inc. (KEG) strive to portray the Knights and Germanic people of the Holy Roman Empire from the mid-11th Century through to the end of the 15th century, with a particular focus on the ‘Order of the House of St. Mary of the Germans in Jerusalem’, commonly referred to as the ‘Teutonic Order’ and its history, arms, armour, Rules & Statutes.

Order of St. Knud: [14th c.]
he Order of St Knud, is a re-enactment community interested in the values, lifestyles and everything 14th century. Although the group takes its name from a Holy Royal Saint from Denmark, and its current master’s household is based in Odense, it allows its members to portray a person from any of the Medieval countries that traded, or even fought with Denmark during the reign of Valdemar IV Attadage.

Order of the Dracul: [15th c.]
The Order of the Dracul is a Brisbane based Living History Group focused on investigating and re-evaluating the life and times of Prince Vlad III of Wallachia. He is better known to history as “Vlad the Impaler”. His life and exploits form the basis of Bram Stoker’s fictional character “Count Dracula”.

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UK

Britannia XIV Medieval Re-enactment: Early 14th Century
Brotherhood of Aman Re-Enactment Society: 12th/13th Century
Buckingham’s Retinue: Late 15th Century
The Clarence Household: War of the Roses
The Company of 1415: Early 15th Century
Company of the White Hart: 13th – 14th Century
Cosmeston Manor Archers: 14th Century
Cotteraux, Company of the Dagger: 13th Century Seige Warface
Dawn of Chivalry: 13th Century
Destrier: 15th Century
Escafeld Mediaeval Society: 13th Century
The Ferrers Household: 15th Century
Freemen of Gwent: Hundred Years War
The Gun Company: 15th Century
The House of Bayard: 15th Century
The Household of Sir Anthony Woodville: Wars of the Roses
The Knights of Skirbeck: 15th Century
Maranela Medieval Minstrels: 12th – 15th Century
Medieval Realm: High Medieval
The Medieval Siege Society Hundred Years War & Wars of the Roses
Melford Hys Companie: Late Medieval – Victorian
Plymouth Medieval Society: 14th – 15th Century
The Poor Knights of St. Dysmas: General Medieval
The Red Wyvern Society: 15th Century
Rosa Mundi: 15th Century
The Swords of Dalriada: Many Medieval
Team Falchion: 14th Century
The De Caversham Household: Late 14th Century (1337-1360)
Tournée: Late 14th Century
The Tudor Group: Late Elizabethan
Vanguard: 13th Century
Wolfshead Bowmen: 13th – 15th Century
Wythe Retinue: 15th Century
The York City Levy: Late 15th Century

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Canada

Knights of the Northern Realm: [14th Century]
We study authentic combat, period armour, historical clothing, and medieval history. We volunteer for charities around Edmonton as well as paid performances for school visits, weddings, birthday parties, private events, festivals, and cultural gatherings.



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