Morning all! So last week I wrote a post about the importance of animals through the years, and it got me thinking of what other posts I could write that were pet related. So here we are - how to take care of your pets: medieval style. Now admittedly, it was highly discouraged by the… Continue reading Pet Care 101: Medieval Style
The UK: a country of kings and queens, knights and castles. It is certainly one country that is well known for its ruins and rich history. It has plenty of historical houses, stunning villages and impressive bridges (such as Swarkestone Bridge - I just love it for some reason) and iconic cathedrals. But there’s also… Continue reading 5 Most Beautiful Medieval Abbeys in the UK to Visit!
Once upon a time castles were full of life, laughter and crowds of people. You would find lords, knights, servants, soldiers and entertainers inside the castle. It would have been ordered and organised, full of pomp and ceremony, but also very cold and smelly! You can probably guess that life in the early castles were… Continue reading What was Life like in a Medieval Castle?
Built: Around the 14th Century Location: Tretower, Powys, Wales History: The Tretower Court and Castle make up a property which for over 900 years has been altered and adapted to keep up with the style and tastes of the time. The castle was used for defensive purposes but also as a place of residence. However, by 1400… Continue reading Tretower Court and Castle