The Company of the Staple
Instructional craft videos from the living history group The Company of the Staple.
Hildegard Von Blingin
Bardcore, for the discerning clergyman, noble, or muck-gathering peasant.
IG 14tes Jahrhundert
A registered Living History Association with actors from Austria and Germany, whose focus is on the everyday life of ordinary people and artisans from around 1350.
Medieval Armor and living history videos.
L’Atelier de la Sentinelle
A medieval leather worker who does un-boxings and demonstrations of his craft.
“Good to see you’ve found my channel. If you are interested in medieval armor or fighting then this is a lovely little place for you to visit once in a while. Please give the other videos here a look and if you want to stick around then subscribe! I aim to spread the knowledge I have learned in an easy to understand format that anyone, both new and experienced, can learn from.”
Modern History TV
Jason Kingsley OBE, the Modern Knight, investigates the medieval world. We aim to test out what it was actually like. Books are great but getting out and trying things is even better. Jason owns and trains his own horses, fights in medieval armour and tests people’s theories to destruction
“History Channel specialising in the exploration of the crafts, people and society of the late medieval period.“
Pursuing the Knightly Arts
“Our mission is the educate the public of historical armoured combat, as well as help others get involved with learning this side of the art, while defeating many of the misconceptions surrounding medieval armour and how they fought.“
“Here you will find videos related to our collections and to our museums. Join us as we bring history to life.”
Swipin Thru History
Focusing on telling stories from history in a short, fast, and romantic way they make history more relatable and exciting to a contemporary audience.
Living history and reenactment videos, videos about Tod’s productions, and exploratory archeology.
Ylva The Red
Sharing videos on historical skills and concepts for medieval and earlier period reenactment.
A Commonplace Book
“I’ve been involved in medieval recreation since 1975. I contributed to a manual for living history that later grew into the book Daily Life in Chaucer’s England, and have written and illustrated several articles on the medieval tournament. This blog is mostly a platform for my other writing about the Middle Ages, and whatever else moves me: other history, movies, SF, space exploration, contemporary politics and economics. You can find my livejournal feed at Willscommonplac“
The Brazen Burgundian
“The goal of this website is to provide a one-stop resource for researching the Valois court of Burgundy. This period in history ranges from 1363 -1477 and spans the Ducal reigns of Philip the Bold, John the Fearless, Philip the Good, and Charles the Bold (Brash).”
“This is a research blog I periodically update as time allows, focusing on Thomas Chaucer and his retinue during the 1415 Agincourt Campaign, serving King Henry V of England.”
“Chivalry Today offers a variety of presentations, workshops and activities to introduce chivalry into your education, business and life.“
Clothing the Past
“I primarily research the clothing, textiles, and culture of the late-14th-century and early-15th-century in Northern Italy and England. Modernly I am a professional pattern maker with a Bachelor’s in Apparel Design and a Master’s in Costume History. While my first love is absolutely creating all types of clothing, I also love research in all of its forms!”
Darth Karen Research
“I’m a librarian, a reenactor, a researcher, and occasionally I sit down and write about it. Mostly, research works best for me when I can share it with friends– that’s where you come in!”
La Cotte Simple
“I discovered the joy of reverse-engineering medieval clothing in 1998. In some form or another, this passion has persisted and continues to exist digitally as La cotte simple. I started the site in 2003, putting my experience as a technical writer to work for my creative passion.”
“Deventer Burgerscap is a subgroup of the Dutch Living History society ‘Die Landen van Herwaerts Over’. We portray citizens from the Hanseatic city of Deventer in her heydays of the late fourteenth century and have chosen the specific year of 1370 to focus on.“
Fightin’ ’round the World
“The purpose of this blog is to document my experiences for the benefit of anyone wishing to lead such a life, as well as to keep friends and family up to date on my activities and whereabouts. I also hope to generate interest in my particular brand of knightly pursuits and to serve as a resource for fellow men at arms.”
History Live! North East
We bring history to life!
“Katafalk is run by me, Cathrin Åhlén. I am a classically trained tailor trying to balance the strict world of tailoring rules with my own creative head. I live in Sweden in the tiny town called Vimmerby, work as a tailor and try to find time for re-enactment.“
The Knight Life
“This website is dedicated to gathering individuals who are pursuing the Knight Life. As people who have chosen to perform Deeds at Arms, we are neither re-enactors, actors, nor performers. We are individuals dedicated to the tenants of knighthood and active participants in knightly deeds at arms. We are Martial Artists from all walks of life who have dedicated ourselves to participating in medieval martial culture in order to expand our lives.“
Lonnie Colson’s Medieval Reenactment
“A lifelong Medieval history enthusiast, I enjoy the knightly pursuits of jousting, hunting, and sword fighting.“
Medieval Manuscript Blog
“What do Magna Carta, Beowulf and the world’s oldest Bibles have in common? They are all cared for by the British Library’s Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Section. This blog publicises our digitisation projects and other activities.”
“We aim to be the first place people go to when they want to learn about the Middle Ages. Our aim is to offer readers news, articles, videos and more about the medieval world and how that history is presented today.“
Not Another Costuming Blog
Written by an honest-to-goodness textile professional, she focuses on multiple projects and time periods including 15th and 16th C Spanish clothing, 14th C French clothing, 16th C counted thread embroidery, and the early history of lace.
Living history, craft and adventures in late 14th century
People of Color in European History
“This blog addresses situations regarding North American and often United States-specific misconceptions and miseducation about history, race, and racism. European history is already misrepresented in American classrooms. This blog is dedicated to providing a counternarrative to dominant social, cultural, and political narratives about European history in relation to both white identity and white supremacy as an institutionalized form of oppression.”
Rosalie’s Medieval Woman
“I’m passionate about living history, experimental archaeology and women in the Middle Ages, particularly England where my family origins are. I’m a lifetime member of the Friends of the Abbey Museum of Art & Archaeology and a member of the Queensland Living History Federation.“
The Sinister Spinster
“A knitter by trade who plays with historical costuming on the weekends.“