Explore the history of Medieval Britain with exhibitions, events, features, news and web resources gathered from hundreds of museums, archives and historic sites across the UK.
As part of a new Channel 4 series exploring classic British recipes, top chef Heston Blumenthal heard stories of Nelson's Navy and their dependence on salty beef.
Archaeologists will date the bones of 18 bodies crammed into a hastily-filled, unusually-positioned grave in Durham.
Curators are appealing to the public in a bid to raise £70,000 for an incredible archaeological hoard of treasures found by metal detectorists in the Saffron Walden area.
Ice Age tribes in Derbyshire, the return of a £2.3 million helmet in Cumbria and cabinets of curiosities in Lancashire and Devon - here are this month's history highlights.
The lost medieval church of St John the Baptist in York has been uncovered by a public archaeology programme uniting archaeologists, students and amateurs.
Faecal contamination allowed parasites to hatch, migrate through Richard III's body, mature in his lungs and grow once re-swallowed, say experts examining his intestines.
From mosaics and mints found beneath the cathedral to the remains of Roman barracks, Viking horns and unseen Gospels, a new exhibition in York spans 2,000 years.
Museums at Night wouldn't be complete without a night-time tour of a medieval castle. Lewes Castle in East Sussex duly obliged, Culture24's Jenni Davdson went along for the ride.
Find out why York was one of the most powerful cities in England for 1,000 years in a new exhibition illuminated by films, cartoons and colour-coded trails.
Two hallowed seats from a long-demolished Walsall cinema are among the highlights in a display also featuring a 12th century ring found by local metal detectorists.
Taking the Destruction in Art Symposium of 1966 as its creative starting point, Tate Britain's violent new exhibition ranges from medieval sculptures to Yoko Ono cut pieces.
Competition: Marc Morris's The Norman Conquest retells the story of 1066 in a compelling narrative that has had the critics singing its praises. Win a copy right here.
Museum of London archaeologists say medieval remains found in mass burial pits during an excavation at Spitalfields ten years ago died as a result of a volcanic eruption.
A badge worn by followers of Richard III hundreds of years ago, found in a North Yorkshire field in 2010, will go on public display if the Yorkshire Museum can raise £2,000.
Dozens of ceramics from ancient Cyprus have gone on show at The Fitzwilliam Museum in a must-see for potters and fans of medieval European sartorial finesse.